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Ψαραντώνης {Psarantonis} (b. 1939) is a Cretan musician.

Born in the village of Anogia in Rethimnon, Crete, Greece, he started learning to play the lyre when he was nine years old. At the age of thirteen, he played at his first wedding reception in Sisarha. In 1964, he recorded his first album, Eskeftika na s'arnitho", consisting of his own compositions and lyrics inspired by his childhood. This was followed by many other albums. From 1980 to 1990, Psarantonis continued to… read more

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  • The spirit of ancient Greece is still alive in this man. Very authentic and pure folk. 10/10
  • Fascinating. <3
  • holy fuck. mindblowingly good. goddamnit.
  • An absolute master!
  • everything is perfectly human in this music, from throat to pluck to bow..... can't stop listening to this guy! timeless music!
  • 28 Ιανουαριου στο Passport στον Πειραια!
  • .....beyond description, fucking incredibly good!....and a lot more, but it gets pretty esoteric.
  • Amazing
  • http://www.abc.net.au/rn/dailyplanet/stories/2009/2526138.htm
  • Όνομα και πράμμα (;)

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