Chourmouzios the Archivist [Chourmouzios the Chartophylax; Chourmouzios (Georgiou) Chartophylax]
- Alexander Lingas
(b Chalki, ?1770; d Chalki, 1840). Romaic (Greek) composer and scribe. He studied Byzantine chanting with Georgios of Crete and the patriarchal cantors Petros Byzantios and Jakobos Peloponnesios. As was customary, he also became fluent in the Arabo-Persian tradition of Ottoman secular music. He was evidently active by ...