Mikis Theodorakis

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About Mikis Theodorakis
Mikis (Michael) Theodorakis (Greek: Μίκης Θεοδωράκης) (b. July 29, 1925, Greek island of Chios) is one of the most popular Greek songwriters & composers. He is particularly well known for his songs and for his scores in the films Zorba the Greek (1964), Z (1969), and Serpico (1973). Politically, he identified with the left until the late 1980s; in 1989, he ran as an independent candidate within the centre-right New Democracy party in order for the country to come out of the political crisis that had been created due to the numerous scandals of the government of Andreas Papandreou and helped to establish a large coalition between conservatives, socialists and leftists. In 1990 he was elected to the parliament (as in 1964 and 1981), became a government minister under Constantine Mitsotakis, and fought against drugs and terrorism and for culture, education and better relations between Greece and Turkey. He continues to speak out in favor of left-liberal causes. He has consistently opposed oppressive regimes and was the key voice against the Greek Junta 1967-1974. He has expressed his views on Palestine, the War in Iraq, and Greek-Turkish-Cypriot relations. He has been mentioned as a candidate for the election as President of Greece, but he has refused to be considered.

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Greece Musicians Ranking

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Rank Name Total
6. Thanos Petrelis 1813
7. Michalis Hatzigiani 1732
8. Yanni 1344
9. Despina Vandi 572
10. Mikis Theodorakis 351
11. Kostas Martakis 320
12. Maria Callas 246
13. Manos Hatzidakis 148
14. Georgio-X 124

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421. Fay Khan 354
422. Tupac Shakur 351
423. Mikis Theodorakis 351
424. Daniel Kajmakoski 350
425. Kenan Doğulu 349
426. Amir Jan Sabori 341
427. Rosanah Fienngo 340

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