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Campaigner for Parthenon Marbles, Eddie O’Hara, passed away

The leader of the British campaign to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece, Eddie O’Hara, passed way at the age of 78. He became chairman of the British Committee for the Reunification of the Parthenon Marbles (BCRPM) in 2010. The BCRPM  formed in 1983, supports Greek demands for the London …

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Grande Dame of Greek Theater, Anna Synodinou, passes away at age of 88

One of the most emblematic personalities of the Greek theater, actress Anna Synodinou passed away at the age of 88 after a long disease. Anna Synodinou who served also as member of the Greek Parliament was born in the town of Loutraki on November 21st 1927. An actress with a …

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Famous singer Demis Roussos passed away at the age of 68 in Athens

World famous Greek singer Demis Roussos passed away at the age of 68. According to Greek media, the reason of his death in the early morning hours of Sunday is unknown, but the singer has been suffering from various health problems in the last years. He died in private hospital …

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Athens: Loukanikos, the famous riot dog, passed away

Loukanikos, the famous riot dog of Athens has apparently passed away. According to newspaper Avgi Online, the famous four-legged passed away already last May. He was a little over ten years old. Loukanikos became famous and gains admirers all over the world when he ‘led’ the anti-austerity protests in Athens. …

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The Greek Voice: Jenny Vanou passed away at 75

Jenny Vanou: one of the greatest Greek singers. The woman with the incredible crystal clear voice. The woman who was called “The Voice”. The ‘muse’ for many Greek composers. The star of the 1960’s and 1970’s. Jenny Vanou passed away at the age of 75 after long battle with cancer, …

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Cyprus’ former President Glafkos Clerides dies at 94

Former president of Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides passed away early Friday evening at the age of 94. Glafkos Clerides was one of the most prominent personalities of Cyprus, who tried to unify the divided island and guided the country to European Union membership. Irony of the history. Glafkos Clerides passed …

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Great Greek singer Poly Panou, 73, passes away after battle with cancer

One of the greatest voices of Greece, one of the grande dames of Greek popular music, Poly Panou passed away on Friday losing a long battle against cancer. She was 73 years old. Her songs and her original voice made her one of the best Greeks female singers. Every song …

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Deputy Parliament Speaker Athanasios Nakos passed away at 63

Deputy speaker of Greek parliament,  Athanasios Nakos has died at the age of 63, Greek media reported on Thursday afternoon. Nakos had recently undergone a heart surgery and was hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit of a private hospital in Athens. Greek private Mega TV mentioned ‘some post operation complications’ as …

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Actor and former MP Costas Karras Passed Away at the Age of 76

Popular actor and former lawmaker from Nea Dimocratia Costas Karras, 76,  passed away on Sunday in Athens due to cancer complications.  A man with profound talent, a unigue voice and a chairy heart. Costas Karras ( 21 June 1936 – 6 May 2012) had studied Political Sciences and was a graduate …

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Famous Greek Folk Singer Domna Samiou Died at 84

One of the most famous Greek folk singers, Domna Samiou, passed away in an Athens hospital last Saturday at the age of 84. For over half a century, the “Grande Dame of the Greek folk music” had been collecting, recording and performing traditional songs of Greece. Her death leavs an irreplaceable …

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Italian Song-Writer Lucio Dalla Dies During Concert Tour

One of my favorite singers passed away this morning. Italian song-writer Lucio Dalla. He died in the morning of March 1st, just three days before his 69th birthday, right after having had breakfast. His death was due to a heart attack. He was in Montreux (Switzerland) for his new tournée. He performed …

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Filmmaker Theo Angelopoulos’ Tragic Death Curcumstances

 Greece’s most famous film director Thodoros Angelopoulos passed away during a surgery after he was  hit and seriously injured  by a motorcycle on Tuesday evening. He had severe head injuries and multiple fractures all over his body. Theodoros Angelopoulos   made his first short film in 1968 and in the 1970s he …

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Jean Tabary: Iznogoud’s Father passed away…

Small in a oversized red robe, poison-tipped and over-ambitious with a sole life mission: to become Caliph in the place of the Caliph! That’s Iznogoud,  the Grand Vizier, ….during the reign of the happy-go-lucky and simple-minded Caliph of Badgad Haroun El Poussah,  a pun of the historical Caliph Harun al-Rashid.  …

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Lakis Santas died at 89-Inspired boys when took down the Nazi flag

“Lakis Santas died” I told my father some days ago and he answer was “The fighter? Who took down the Nazi flag?”. My father was 12 years old when Lakis Santas together with Manolis Glezos climbed the hill and took down the huge Nazi flag from the mast. Even though …

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Thanasis Veggos: Greece’s Good Fella’ passed away

He was Greece’s “Good Fella”. Thanasis Veggos, actor and comedian, who made Greeks laugh into tears. He was playing roles of a poorr but honest guy, who loved to help his fellow men and women. As he was in real life. Thanasis Veggos died this morning, after long hospitalization due …

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