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Composer Mikis Theodorakis discharged from hospital in Athens

After almost three weeks in hospital Mikis Theodorakis returned home on Thursday. The 94-year-old composer was hospitalized since February 26, when he was rushed to hospital with dyspnoea and tachycardia on recurrent atrial fibrillation. On March 8, he received a pacemaker. He remained hospitalized receiving intravenous medication and was discharged …

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Mikis Theodorakis hospitalized with heart condition, doctors cautious

Famous Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has been hospitalized since last week after suffering a a heart condition. Initial media information speak of atrial fibrillation. The 94-year-old remains in a private hospital in the North suburbs of Athens on Thursday, where doctor treat the heart condition with medication. Doctors reportedly remain …

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Mikis Theodorakis released from hospital after suffering heart attack

Mikis Theodorakis  was released from hospital on Tuesday morning after doctors diagnosed improvement in his health condition. The 93-year-old composer was rushed to a private hospital late last Friday after having suffered a heart attack. “Composer Mikis Theodorakis was released form hospital after clear improvement of his health condition,” the …

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Mikis Theodorakis in hospital after suffering a heart attack

Composer Mikis Theodorakis was rushed to a private hospital in Athens after suffering a heart attack. The 93-year-old remains in the intensive care unit, media report on Sunday afternoon. Citing members of his family media note that Theodorakis felt uneasy, a pressure on the chest and fast heart beat late …

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Thoedorakis: The Truth About Greece – Open Letter to International Public Opinion

Finally I got the open letter to International public opinion written by famous music composer, politician and anti-memorandum activist Mikis Theodorakis. This is “the truth about Greece” is the title of the letter, where Theorodakis gives his own explanation about  the dire situation Greece experience nowadays. A current situation with a long past.  One might not agree …

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Mikis Theodorakis: I want To Look Right in Their Eyes Before They Vote

“I want to look right into their eyes, before they vote for the austerity measures” famous music composer  Mikis Theodorakis told reporters before entering the Greek parliament. “They are getting ready to vote for the death of Greece” he underlined. Veteran politicians Mikis Theodorakis, 85, and Manolis Glezos, 89, had called …

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Theodorakis & Greek Academics call People to Mass Protest, May 31

An important protest-event is taking place at 7 p.m. on Thursday outside the Athens University as academics and intellectuals are going to inform the public about the IMF Memorandum, the austerity measures and the economic crisis. With this event the organizers are aiming to “waken the society about the austerity measures …

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Theodorakis /Kasimatis: IMF-Memorandum Against Greek Constitution

Greek musician Mikis Theodorakis and constitutional law professor Yiorgos Kasimatis  submitted an official note concerning the IMF/EU/ECB Memorandum of Understanding signed by Greece and questioned its compatibility with the constitution. The two men submitted their objection to Greek President Karolos Papoulias during a visit to presidential manor.   Theodorakis stressed …

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Mikis Theodorakis: Greeks, Wake Up!

Stately tall and in revolutionary mood Mikis Theodorakis appeared at the May Day demonstrations in Athens. Standing at Syntagma Square among members of his civic movement “Spark” he called the Greeks to wake up! “I came here to express with all protesters my opposition to the Government, the Troika (IMF/EU/ECB), the memorandum, …

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Beautiful Moments: Antony Quinn, 84, dances for Mikis Theodorakis (video)

Debt Restructure? Bankruptcy? Let the sterile technocrats worry about how to protect their own, virtual money.  Millions of Greek Zorbas defy the speculators’ misery and catastrophe scenarios. It sounds like a game anyway. That is a great video from the times when people had still something to say. In a rare moment,  Mr. …

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Theodorakis stuns Greeks in rare TV appearance (video)

“Stunning!” That’s the only single word that shot in the minds of thousands of Greeks who watched composer and politician Mikis Theodorakis talking on a live television broadcast on Thursday morning. That’s what I thought, what’s what some  friends thought, what’s what many bloggers and websites administrators wrote: “Stunning”! In a …

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