Friday, 27 February 2009

Greece: Manos Hatzidakis

Melina Mercouri
in the play "A Streetcar Named Desire"
of Tennessee Williams
Art Theater of Karolos Koun

Manos Hadjidakis (1925–1994) was one of the ,ost importants Greek composer.
In 1962 he received an Academy Award in the category of Best Music for his Song Never on Sunday from the film of the same name. He is widely popular among Greeks and can be credited with the introduction of bouzouki music into the mainstream culture.

From the film "Never on Sunday"

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