Archive | Greek Poets and Lyric writers

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Eftychia Papagiannopoulou

Eftichia Papagianopoulou (1893 – 1972) was one of the most famous and recognized Greek lyric writers. Papagiannopoulou was the first woman who made a blast writing lyrics for Greek songs, although not acknowledged right away. Eftychia Papagiannopoulou Short Biography Eftychia Papagiannopoulou was born in Aidini, a town close to Smyrni (Izmir) in Asia Minor in […]

Nikos Gatsos

Nikos Gatsos

Nikos Gatsos was a well-known¬† Greek poet and lyricist who worked in different fields of music and poetry. Nikos Gatsos wrote lyrics for some of the most known Greek composers, such as Manos Hadjidakis and Mikis Theodorakis and marked his era with his distinctive poems, verses and lyrics. Being a critic and translator, Gatsos always […]

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Lina Nikolakopoulou

Lina Nikolakopoulou is a Greek Lyricist, one of the most important lyricists in Greece today; although criticized by many for her ambiguous and highly descriptive and unconventional way of writing, Lina has been loved as few lyric writers in Greece. She is considered a poet more than a simple lyric writer. Lina Nikolakopoulou, the groundbreaking […]