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Encyclopedia > Marika Ninou

Marika Ninou (Greek: Μαρίκα Νίνου) was a Greek rembetiko and laiko singer, born Evangelia Nikolaidou (Greek: Ευαγγελία Νικολαΐδου) in the Caucasus, 1918. Rebetiko is a kind of Greek music, popular among Greek people around the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... The Entholinguistic patchwork of the modern Caucasus - CIA map The Caucasus, a region bordering Asia Minor, is located between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea which includes the Caucasus Mountains and surrounding lowlands. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ...


Ninou emigrated to Athens from the Caucasus in 1947 and performed acrobatic feats with her troupe known as "the Ninou duo-and-a-half" that consisted of Ninou herself, her husband and their child. Athens (Greek: Αθήνα, Athína IPA: ) is the capital and largest city of Greece, and the birthplace of democracy. ... The Entholinguistic patchwork of the modern Caucasus - CIA map The Caucasus, a region bordering Asia Minor, is located between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea which includes the Caucasus Mountains and surrounding lowlands. ...


In October, 1948, Stelakis Perpiniadis (Greek: Στελλάκης Περπινιάδης) brought her under his wing as a singer at the Florinda. 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ...


By 1949, Ninou began working with Vassilis Tsitsanis at Fat Jimmy's, a place that would serve to play a decisive role in both their lives. Ninou was a legendary post-rembetiko singer with a great influence on Tsitsanis, with the Tsitsanis-Ninou pairing coming to possess a very special place in the history of the laiko music of Greece. Vassilis Tsitsanis (Greek Βασίλης Τσιτσάνης January 18, 1915 - January 18, 1984) was a Greek singer and songwriter. ...


In October, 1951, Ninou performed with Tsitsanis in Constantinople, but after this trip, they suddenly decided to go their separate ways. For Ninou, that meant heading to the USA where she performed with Kostas Kaplani (Greek: Κώστα Καπλάνη) for two years. 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Map of Constantinople. ...


Before heading off to the USA, she underwent a cancer operation in Athens. Nonetheless, her cancer spread rapidly in the USA and she returned to Greece where she worked under great pain for a short while before succumbing to her illness at 38 years of age, on Sunday the 23rd of February, 1957. February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Ninou posessed a high-pitced voice of substantial body and volume and impeccable tonality, and sang with emotional intensity.


 
 

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