Spartakos [Anastasiou], Yiannis [Yannis; Giannis]
- Manolis Seiragakis
(b Athens, 1914; d July 31, 2001). Greek jazz pianist and composer. At the age of 13 he started playing piano, accompanying silent movies. Similar employment in a dance school directly followed and helped him master all the dance rhythms characteristic of that time. He then established his own orchestra, whose specialty was the widespread use of elements of jazz. From ...