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Vassilis Vassilikos: Internationally acclaimed Greek author passes away

Internationally acclaimed and widely translated Greek author Vassilis Vassilikos, a former MP and Ambassador of Greece to UNESCO, passed away at the age of 89 it was announced on Thursday. Vassilikos was one of Greece’s most prolific writers, who published more than 100 works of literature, including novels, plays and …

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Renowned physicist and author Giorgos Grammatikakis passes away at 84

Giorgos Grammatikakis, renowned Greek physicist, writer and former member of the European Parliament, passed away at the age of 84 on Wednesday morning. He was briefly hospitalized and receiving medical care in the intensive care unit of the University General Hospital of Iraklio in Crete due to respiratory failure. Grammatikakis …

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Grande dame of Greek cinema, Mary Chronopoulou, passes away

The grande dame of the Greek cinema, Mary Chronopoulou, passed away on Friday following an accident in her home. The popular actress was 90 years old. She suffered a serious hematoma when she fell off the stairs in her home in Paiania, East Attica, on October 2. She was hospitalized …

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Marianna Vardinogianni passes away at the age of 80

Marianna Vardinogianni, an UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador and active in many charities, passed away at the age of 80 in Athens on Monday. She had recently been hospitalized in a private hospital and her health condition had deteriorated to an extreme extent that she was on mechanical support, media report. Neither …

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Popular Greek singer Dakis passes away at 79

Popular Greek singer Dakis died on Sunday at the age of 79 after a long battle with cancer. Dakis whose real name was Vrassidas Haralambidis was born in Alexandria, Egypt in 1943. In 1963 he came to Greece and a year later he started singing in clubs. He spoke six …

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Legendary Greek porn star Kostas Gousgounis passes away at 92

Legendary Greek porn star Kostas Gousgounis passed away at the age of 92. He died last Friday at an Athens hospital after suffering a heart attack a few days previously, media reported. His burial took place on Monday in Artemida, in eastern Attika. Gousgounis, who was born in Larissa on …

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Popular singer and song-writer Arleta passes away at 72

Popular Greek singer, song-writer, music composer, and illustrator Arleta passed away at the hospital of Evangelismos on Tuesday. She was 72. Unique presence with ballads, authentic voice, a creative personality. Her songs marked the Greek music scene for more than 50 years. Their is no Greek who did not sing …

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