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Composer Mikis Theodorakis, Who Survived Torture and Exile by Greek Dictatorship, Dies at 96

HeadlineSep 07, 2021

Legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis has died at the age of 96. His popular songs and music, including the scores for the movies “Zorba the Greek” and “Z,” were banned during the military dictatorship of the 1960s and ’70s in Greece, and Theodorakis spent much of his three years of banishment in a remote village and in prison.

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