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Bithikotsis, Grigorislocked

(b Athens, Greece, Dec 11, 1922; d Athens, April 7, 2005).
  • Leonidas Economou

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Greek singer and composer. He began his career as a laïko composer and bouzouki soloist and sang only occasionally. He made his first great hit as a singer in 1956, with a song by Manos Hadjidakis, but he became widely known in the early 1960s when Mikis Theodorakis chose him as the main interpreter of some of his most important works. His career peaked between ...

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