Chrysanthos Theodoridis

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Chrysanthos Theodoridis, or simply Chrysanthos. (Greek: Χρύσανθος Θεοδωρίδης; 22 December 1933 – 30 March 2005) was a singer and songwriter from Pontus, though he lived in Greece the whole of his life. He was born in Oinoi of Kozani and he wrote several songs from and for Pontus. He became a symbol for the people from Pontus worldwide.[citation needed] He died of a heart attack in Greece and his body was placed to pilgrimage by hundreds of people. Apart from the songs of Pontus, he also sang artistic songs, while cooperating with Christodoulos Chalaris.