Discover New Music

Last.fm is a music discovery service that gives you personalised recommendations based on the music you play.

Start your Last.fm profile Close window

Manos Pyrovolakis

Tags

Everyone’s tags

More tags

Biography

Manos Pirovolakis (Μάνος Πυροβολάκης) is a Greek singer. He was born and grew in Athens thought his parents are from Crete. At the age of 13 he acquired his first contact with the Cretan lyre by apprenticing next to the professor Georgios Vizirianakis. At the age of 18, while he is studying in the Polytechnic University, he makes his first appearances by participating in the traditional music shows of the National Television. From 1992 he starts participating in various traditional line ups and appearing in Festivals of traditional Cretan music. In 1994 he takes part in the International Festival of Folklore Music in Japan by representing the Cretan tradition. In 1995 and 1996 he realizes a series of live concerts in Toronto. In the winter of 1997 he appears with Dimitris Skoulas while in the summer he cooperates with Vaggelis Papathanasiou for the Cretan musical part of the opening ceremony of the 6th World Arena Championship. Meanwhile he obtains a degree of classical music from the National Conservatory and a degree of jazz harmony from the Filippos Nakas Conservatory. In 1998 he releases together with the group “Kinoumena Shedia” the first homonym album, which is a mixture of pop, rock and traditional sound by combining the electric guitar with the Cretan Lyre. Most of the songs from this album became great hits. During the summer he tours with the group through out Greece. In 2000 he releases his second album “To Hamogelo sou” and the homonym song becomes a great hit and it is still played in the radio stations.

Top Albums

Listening Trend

754listeners all time
2,481scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Start scrobbling and track your listening history

Last.fm users scrobble the music they play in iTunes, Spotify, Rdio and over 200 other music players.

Create a Last.fm profile