A tale of a life

Domna Samiou remembers

A compilation of personal accounts, arranged in chronological and thematic sections. For its composition, extracts of selected radio, television and press interviews were chosen. The selection and composition was made by Miranda Terzopoulou.

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From the tent to the shack
  One Sunday afternoon a wedding was taking place. My father, since he didn’t go to cafes and he didn’t drink also, he was f...
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The shack with tar papers
My sister was born in the shack and so was I with the help of a midwife, as was always the case back in Asia Minor. There wer...
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Childhood years
You can imagine how much poverty there was. I remember that many times at home there was nothing to eat for dinner. We would ...
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Off to school
In the beginning I went to school in one of the shacks, just as the church was also in a shack, instead of the massive buildi...
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Listening and learning music
Since then, when I was a little child, my ears would absorb every music and sound. My father used to chant very well. He was ...
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Homeless during the Civil War
It went on for years: work, music, school. I was busy all day long. That is how I spent my youth. All that period, from 1941 ...
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Next to her mentor Simon Karas
Close to Simon Karas I learned many things, not just Byzantine music. Although I used to sing as a child, I did not know anyt...
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Next Stop: Savvopoulos' Rodeo Club
Overcoming the shame for traditonal songs By 1971 we reach another turning point in my life: my meeting with Dionysis Savvopoulos1 and his invitation to me to sing at ...
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In the recording studios
One of the songs I first produced on record, I think was Xasteria, the song that was later to become a chant of the youth and...

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