- Evi Nika-Sampson
(b Thessaloniki, 1931). Greek composer and musicologist. He is the son of the poet George (Georgios) Themelis. He studied violin and advanced theory at the State Conservatory of Thessaloniki and continued his studies with a scholarship (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) in Munich. There, he studied violin with Professor Kurt Stiehler and musicology and Byzantine and ancient history at the University of Munich and received the PhD diploma....