Mikis Theodorakis appears to be the most famous Greek
outside of Greece. He has filled the concert halls all over the world.
The composer, cosmopolitan and resolute defender of democratic ideals, Mikis Theodorakis, is celebrating his 80th birthday. A full-blooded musician, he has all through his life composed, conducted and produced songs and symphonies, operas and film music. He has become world famous mainly through his songs. They've been translated into many other languages and sung in many countries.
Mikis Theodorakis' entire discography comprises 250 LPs and CDs all of which exclusively entail self-composed works. On at least 600 other releases there is at least one of his works included, in most cases one of his songs.
Mikis Theodorakis, this great man - also meant the original sense of the word - is one of the most outstanding figures of the last century. His music will also accompany listeners for a good part of the new millennium.
More detailed information about Mikis Theodorakis at www.mikis-theodorakis.net
CDs by Mikis Theodorakis on Tropical Music
CD Mikis Theodorakis & Zülfü Livaneli - Together! (68.987)
CD Mikis Theodorakis & Maria Farantouri - The Birthday Concert (68.974)
CD Various Artists - Happy Birthday, Mikis (68.813)
CD George Dalaras - Axion Esti / Romiosini (Live-Recording of two outstanding works of Theodorakis with George Dalaras as soloist