(1907-1988). Vaios Malliaras was born in Pyrgetos, Larissa, where he also died. He came from a musical family and learned to play the clarinet from local musicians.
He started playing in local weddings and feasts from a young age. In 1933, he recorded his first songs.
Sample discography: The Art of the Greek Folk Clarinet - 78 rpm Recordings 1933-1939. By Haralambos Margelis, Vaios Malliaras (2008).