Giorgos Papasideris

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Giorgos Papasideris
Born Giorgos Papasideris
14 September 1902
Salamis Island, Greece
Died October 8, 1977(1977-10-08) (aged 75)
Salamis Island , Greece

Giorgos Papasideris (Greek: Γιώργος Παπασιδέρης 14 September 1902 – 8 October 1977) was a Greek singer, composer, and lyricist of Arvanite origin. He was born on Salamis Island. After leaving elementary school, he spent his entire career working professionally in the field of traditional Greek folk music and Arvanite folk music, producing many popular recordings. He died of a heart attack in 1977 on Salamis Island. In a district of Salamis City, named Alonia in the birthplace of Papasideris, there is a bust in memory of him.

External links[edit]

  • Biography (in Greek) at Salamina and Vocal music website