Markos Vamvakaris

Markos Vamvakaris

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Markos Vamvakaris, was a rebetiko musician. He is universally referred to by rebetiko writers and fans simply by his first name, Markos. The great significance of Vamvakaris for the rebetiko is also reflected by his nickname; the "patriarch of rebetiko." Vamvakaris was born on May 10, 1905 in Ano Chora, Syros, Greece. His family belonged to the sizeable Roman Catholic community of the island, the Frankosyrians, a name deriving from the common Greek reference to West Europeans collectively as "Franks." At the age of twelve, believing he was wanted by the police, Vamvakaris left Syros and went to Piraeusshow more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136554410
  • 9786136554419