Classical and film music composer Mikis Theodorakis was born on this day in 1925. He wrote the music for such films as Serpico, Z, amd perhaps most famously Zorba The Greek. "Sirtaki" is also called "Zorba’s Dance" and is the most familiar song he wrote.
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Love this song which is iconic. It’s always played when I go to the Greek Open House during Folk Arts festival
Someone said in the comments on this video that you can’t go anywhere in Greece without hearing it…
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