Michalis Genitsaris

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Michalis Genitsaris (Greek: Μιχάλης Γενίτσαρης or Γεννήτσαρης) (15 June 1917 – 11 May 2005) was a Greek singer and composer of the rebetiko genre. He was born and died in Piraeus. He was known as the last pre-war rebetiko singer. He composed such songs as Ego mangas fainomouna, Enas lenentis esvise (dedicated to Aris Velouchiotis) etc. He was interviewed for the UK Channel 4 programme Music of the Outsiders in which he describes his encounter with a policeman when he was seventeen, the age at which he composed Ego mangas fainomouna.