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Nodis Mavroudis: The great composer and guitarist died – he had an accident in Volos

Accordingly MagnesianewsWhen the unfortunate artist came to his home for a vacation CuckooAfter 8.30pm, he placed a piece of wood on the railing of his backyard and stepped on it, perhaps to fix something, but he either lost his balance or fainted and fell into the void.

Based on cross-referenced information, a 77-year-old man fell on his head from a height of three meters on a stone, resulting in fatal injuries!

His wife called in disbelief ECAV At 20.45, a mobile unit with a doctor went to the scene, but the unfortunate musician was covered in blood and had already breathed his last.

His body was taken to Volos Hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

“Fortunately I landed in Makrinitsa and enjoy the place…”

“I was lucky to settle in Makrinitsa and enjoy all that the place has to offer,” he said a month ago with Radio ENA and Ilias Koutzeris, the well-known, acclaimed and beloved composer and guitarist Notis Mavroudis. He spent long periods of his life in the well-known mountain village of Centaurs.

Actually, Mr. Mavroudis also mentioned the comments of “Ludovicos of Anogia” on Radio One, who praised Pelion’s beauty and Makrinitsa in particular, with the musician commenting, “Ludovicos knows very well these deep meanings, looks and all. The senses, because besides being a songwriter, he is also a great painter. When I come to Makrinitsa I feel this aura of the place. I feel lucky to have settled in Makrinitsa and enjoy everything the place has to offer.”

Who is Nodis Mavroudis?

He spent the first two years of his life in prison next to his mother, who was a political prisoner. In 1958, he began guitar lessons at the National Conservatory with teacher Dimitris Faba and received his diploma in 1969. In 1970 he moved to Italy, where he was appointed chair of classical guitar at the Scuola Siciva di Milano, where he taught until 1975. In 1970 he also attended courses at the Academy of Santiago de Compostela in Spain with José Tomás.

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In 1975 he settled permanently in Athens, and since that year he has been teaching classical guitar at the National Conservatory. In 1975, 1977 and 1979, he gave a recital at the Classical Guitar Festival in Esztergom, Hungary. In 1978 he participated in the Political Song Festival in East Berlin and the 11th World Youth Festival in Havana, Cuba. As a composer and soloist he has given many concerts in many countries (Greece, Italy, Finland, Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Cuba).

As a professor at the National Conservatory of Athens, he had as students many famous artists such as Manolis Androlidakis, Sokratis Malamas, Panagiotis Markaris, Giorgos Melas, Lambros Tousikos, Dimitris Sothiropoulos. Since 1994, he has been the President. Department of Letters and Cultural Arts and since 1995 he has been the Artistic Director of the Patras International Festival (since 1999 this position was held by Alexandros Mairat).


Nodis Mavroudis entered the discography in 1964 with the songs “Agri Ten Hai Oi Vala” and “Da Yordina Chou Fors”, sung by Yiannis Kagolidis and George Zografos. In 1966 he wrote music for theater and cinema.

Some entries in his discography:

In 1968 he composed his song Odysseus Elytis, mourning for the lost sub-lieutenant of Albania.
In 1976, the album Paintings of Theophilos was released with lyrics by Achos Daskalopoulos inspired by Theophilos’ paintings.

In 1977, he set the poems of Manos Hadjitakis to music on the album Child of the Earth.

In 1985, Ilias Petropoulos’ album Eros Aniket Mahan Se Poesis was released.
Since 1990 he has written songs for children’s choirs and works with the Dimitris Tybalto Children’s Choir.

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In 1998, the theatrical programs “Oliver Twist” (with his music and songs for the program “Thiaso 81”) and “Iphigenia en Avlidi” (discs with music and 3 songs for the performance of the tragedy. The same name) were released from the group “Thymalis”.

Between 1999-2008, together with his student Panagiotis Markaris, he recorded the award-winning Café de l’Art series, in which they arranged well-known compositions of the Greek and international repertoire for two guitars.

In the same vein, in 2018 he launched the Café Latin series with Giorgos Dosikian.
In 2019, IANOS published the work “Agripno Fegari”, set to music by Greek poets from the 19th and 20th centuries.

In 1999, the Luna Park album was released with the participation of Dimitris Dybaltos’ Children’s Choir and Giorgos Dalarus. In 2002, she wrote songs for women’s voices on the album In the Echo of Love, featuring big names such as Harris Alexiou, Glygaria, Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Ellie Paspala.

In 2006, together with Ilias Katzolis, they wrote and published songs that “interpret” the stories of great Greek artists (Gr. Bithikotsis, St. Haskil, Roza Eskenazi, Marina Ninou, Fleury Dantonaki, Sotiria Bellou, etc.). Album carte postale.

Notis Mavroudis is a great poet like Odysseas Elytis, Yiannis Kakoulidis, Ilias Petropoulos, Akos Daskalopoulos, Manos Hatzidaki and singers Thanasis Gaiphyllias, George Zografos, Arleta, Popi Georgeuflusi Vitasili, E.