Manos Hatzidakis, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Manos Hatzidakis

Greek composer

Date of Birth: 23-Oct-1925

Place of Birth: Xanthi, Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace, Greece

Date of Death: 15-Jun-1994

Profession: composer, poet, conductor, pianist, songwriter, film score composer

Nationality: Greece

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About Manos Hatzidakis

  • Manos Hatzidakis (also spelled Hadjidakis; Greek: ????? ?at??d????; 23 October 1925 – 15 June 1994) was a Greek composer and theorist of Greek music, widely considered as one of the greatest Greek composers of all time.
  • His legacy and contribution is widespread among the works of contemporary Greek music, through the second half of the 20th and into the 21st century.
  • He was also one of the main proponents of the "Éntekhno" form of music (along with Mikis Theodorakis). In 1960, he received an Oscar for Best Original Song for his song Never on Sunday from the film of the same name.

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