Born in 1880 in Fárassa. He attended two classes in the primary school. In 1914, he moved to Sinasós where he worked as a broker. He joined the Turkish army for three years. His wife was from Sinasós. They had three sons. After the Exchange he moved to Moschato (near Piraeus).
Source: Melpo Merlier Music Folklore Archive / CD Songs of Cappadocia