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Kazantzaki Galatia

, , 1881 - 1962



Dikteos Aris

, , 1919 - 1983
He was a poet, essayist and translator.


Damaskinos Michalis

, , 1530 - 1592
Michael Damaskinos became famous at his time (referred 1570-1591). He developed the ability to work in different styles and to create excellent icons in the whole array, from impeccable byzantine to downright italian. Besides, he worked in Venice for the paintings of the church of St. George of the Greeks. He showed a new way to a blending of the traditional orthodox with the contemporary western art, and had many imitators.

Nikos Koundouros


Kyrikos Leonidas

, , 1924
A politician of the left-wing party.


Borboudakis Minas

  Minas Borboudakis was born οn the l9th April 1974 in Heraklio, Crete. At the age of four he took his first music lessons at the "Αροllο" School of Music. Ιn 1985 he continued his piano studies and his advanced theory studies in Mr. G. Kaloutsis class. After his graduate exams in piano (excellent unanimously - 1st class award) and in Advanced Harmony (excellent unanimously) in July 1992, he started taking lessons of composing music with Mr. W. Hiller and piano lessons with Mr. O. Dressler at the Special Academy of Munich "Richard - Stauss Konservatorium". Ιn June 1997 he took his diploma exams in piano, gaining the highest marking of the academic year. From September of the same year he followed postgraduate studies in the class of Mrs. U. Mitrenga. In July 1998 he graduated from the composing class of W. Hiller.
  He has performed in numerous concerts not only as α pianist but also as α composer in Germany, Austria, Serbia, Russia, France, Japan and Greece. Οn the programme of the 4th Biennale of Music his "Cretan Dance" was included for brass and percussion orchestra, which was performed in the Philarmonie of Munich. Also, after the order of Abonnentenorchester der Munchener Philharmoniker the "Three Spanish Dances" for great orchestra and dancers was presented in the above hall in July 1995. During the 46th Festival of young people in Bayreuth, his stage cantata "Samson and Dalida" was performed and recorded for the first time (CD Feidman in Bayreuth "Lilith") with soloist the world famous clarinist Giora Feidman.
  Ηis works have been recorded by the bayenscer Rundfunk (Prayer for peace, Cretan Dance, Echoes ΙΙ, and many others), by the ERT (Greek Broadcasting Television) (suite for flute, cello and piano), by the Serbian Broadcasting and Television Company (Thesis - Antithesis for string orchestra) and have been presented by many different music groups, among whom are The Belgrad Sinfonietta., RSK Kammeochester, Forum 21 and others.
  Ιn the summer 1994, he took part in the seminar οf modern chamber music with George Crumb in Prague. Ιn November of the same year he took part in a piano seminar with the Russian pianist Α. Nasedkin and in the summer 1995 he also took part as α composer in the 45th festival of young people in Bayreuth. In October 1997 he participated in Meisterklasskurs of the Russian pianist R. Kehre. In July 1998 he took part in a composition seminar with L. Berio. In the summer 1995 the "Richard - Strauss Stipendium" scholarship of the city Munich was awarded to him.
Works (Selection):
- Silence in the stone garden for soprano, flute, percussion 4.10.95 Gasteig
- Echoes of Ancient Times VI for ensemble 5.96 Kaiserslautern
- Aulodia for recorders 18.6.96 Karajan Zentrum Wien
- Erotikon for large orchestra 7.12.96 Herkulessaal Munchen
- Echoes III for alto flute and piano 4.9.97 Sapporo Japan
- Chorochronos I for 2 percussionists and 2 pianos 19.1.98 Gasteig
- Krousis for 2 orchestras 2.10.99 Philharmonie Gasteig

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