Born in 1954 in Karoti, a village of Didymoteicho in the Evros Prefecture of Thrace. He is a dancer, a dance master, an oudist, and a singer.
In 1972, together with the dance music group of his village, he visited Athens to present dances from Thrace at the theatre 'Dora Stratou', where he remained for twenty years.
Since 1983 he has been collaborating with his fellow villager and teacher in singing Chronis Aidonidis. He has also collaborated with various significant artists of traditional music, and has taken part in concerts throughout Greece and abroad.
He has participated in many albums; his personal discography includes the albums: Tragoudia tis B. Thrakis (Songs of N. Thrace, 1979), Poulaki klaiei monacho (1997), and Iliovasilema ston Evro (2004).
Source: Vangelis Dimoudis