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Dinos Christianopoulos, “The Poet of Thessaloniki,” Was Rebetiko Scholar

The poet of Thessaloniki and rebetiko scholar Dinos Christianopoulos died in August of 2020, but he left behind him a rich and diverse poetic legacy that will never be forgotten in Greece. He was born in Thessaloniki in 1931 --...

Renowned Greek Poet Dinos Christianopoulos Passes Away at 89

The iconic Greek poet, scholar, translator, essayist, art collector and art gallery owner Dinos Christianopoulos passed away on Tuesday in his hometown of Thessaloniki, a place he never left. He was 89 years of age. Christianopoulos was born on March...

Greek State Prize for Overall Contribution to Literature Goes To Dinos Christianopoulos

Dinos Christianopoulos, Thomas Korovinis, George Makropoulos and Christos Oikonomou are the winners of the Greek State Literature Prizes for 2011, according to the relevant decision of the State Awards Committee of the Ministry of Culture announced earlier today. The Major...