Athens, Attiki, Greece (1947 – present)
Μαρία Φαραντούρη (Maria Farantouri; b. 1947) is a Greek singer.
She was born on the 28th November 1947 in Athens. Greece. She has collaborated with prominent Greek music composers such as Μίκης Θεοδωράκης (Mikis Theodorakis), who wrote the score for Pablo Neruda's Canto General, which Farantouri performed.
During the military junta which ruled Greece until 1975 she colloborated with Theodorakis by recording protest songs in Europe. She has recorded songs in Spanish ("Hasta siempre Comandante Che Guevara"), Italian, and English… read more
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