KYRIAKOS TZORTZINAKIS (1950 - 1989)
The untimely death of Kyriakos Tzortzinakis did not allow him to reach his full potential. He started studying the guitar at the age of 17 and composing at 25. With a jazz and rock background and academic studies in journalism and architecture, his was a creative and unconventional mind that focused mainly on the guitar. Without falling into any specific stylistic category, his works are obviously affected by the musical trends of the twentieth century.