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Ten Classic Greek Songs that Became Hits by International Stars

Few people today may realize that some classic songs which became international hits were actually written by Greek composers, many of them by the giants Mikis Theodorakis, Manos Hattzidakis and Giannis Spanos. From The Beatles to Edith Piaf and Nat...

When Brigitte Bardot Performed Songs by Greek Composer Giannis Spanos (video)

Brigitte Bardot, one of the best known sex symbols of the 1950s and 1960s, was not just a famous actress -- she also explored her talent for singing. The well-known Greek composer and lyricist Giannis Spanos, who died on Thursday,...

Renowned Composer Giannis Spanos Passes Away at 85

The well-known Greek composer and lyricist Giannis Spanos died on Thursday, October 31 at the age of 85. With a career spanning several decades in Greece's music industry, Spanos studied at a young age in the country's national music school,...