Born in 1944 in Kerasovo, Konitsa, in the Ioannina Prefecture of Epirus. He mostly plays the clarinet. From a young age, he played the flute, the santur, the violin and the second clarinet with his father as they toured various festivals and local celebrations.
At the age of sixteen he moved to Athens where he continued his training while practicing his craft in a wide circle of engagements. He had a long collaboration with the theatre 'Dora Stratou'. He has participated in numerous concerts and recordings, as well as in theatre, television and radio shows in Greece and abroad.
He has participated in various Greek singers’ albums, and also builds his own hand-made clarinets.
Source: Nikos Philippidis