Giōrgos Mētsakēs

Giorgos Mitsakis (Greek: Γιώργος Μητσάκης; 1921 in Constantinople – 17 November 1993 in Athens) was a Greek composer and lyricist of numerous rebetika and folk songs, as well as a skillful bouzouki player. He was also known by the nickname the teacher (ο Δάσκαλος).

Birth and Death Data: Born 1921 (Istanbul), Died November 17, 1993 (Athens)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1948 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, bouzouki, vocalist, director

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO38836 10-in. either 1947 or 1948 Mana mou mē me katadikasēs (Μανα μου μη με καταδικασης) Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with bouzouki and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, bouzouki  
Columbia CO38837 10-in. approximately 1948 I zarganēs (Ι ζαργανης) Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with bouzouki and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, bouzouki  
Columbia CO40039 10-in. either 1948 or 1949 O mētsakēs (Ο μητσακης) Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) Female vocal solo, with bouzouki and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, bouzouki, composer  
Columbia CO40040 10-in. either 1948 or 1949 Psilē vrochoula epiase (Ψιλη βροχουλα επιασε) Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Columbia CO40088 10-in. either 1948 or 1949 Maurommata (Μαυρομματα) Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Dēmētrios Semsēs (Δημήτρης Σέμσης) ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, bouzouki, composer  
Columbia CO40089 10-in. either 1948 or 1949 Tha sou phygō me kairo (Θα σου φυγω με καιρο) Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, bouzouki  
Columbia CO40643 10-in. approximately 1949 Nanourisma (Νανουρισμα) Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Soula Passalari ; Dēmētrios Semsēs (Δημήτρης Σέμσης) ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer, instrumentalist, bouzouki  
Columbia CO40644 10-in. approximately 1949 To paidi pou bēke tōra (Το παιδι ποθ μπηκε τωρα) Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Soula Passalari ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Mixed vocal chorus, with bouzouki and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, bouzouki, composer, vocalist  
Columbia CO41575 10-in. either 1949 or 1950 Tous palēous philous mē xechnas (Τους παληους φιλους μη ξεχνας) Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia CO41576 10-in. either 1949 or 1950 As' ta logia kata meros (Ας' τα λογια κατα μερος) Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia CO45785 10-in. approximately 1951 To pezodromio Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Marika Ninou (Μαρικα Νινου) ; I. Tatasopoulos Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, director  
Columbia CO45786 10-in. approximately 1951 To deka to kalo Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Marika Ninou (Μαρικα Νινου) ; I. Tatasopoulos Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, director  
Columbia CO46887 10-in. either 1951 or 1952 Tha fygho tha me chasis Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; I. Tatasopoulos Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist, director  
Columbia CO46888 10-in. either 1951 or 1952 Oso varia in'ta sidera Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs ; Giōrgos Mētsakēs Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, director, composer  
Gramophone 0GA1319 10-in. 2/2/1948 Empa st' amaxi (Εμπα στ' αμαξι) Iōanna Geōrgakopoulou (Ιωαννα Γεωργακοπουλου) ; Stellakēs Perpiniadēs (Στελλάκης Περπινιάδης) Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mētsakēs, Giōrgos," accessed May 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106954.

Mētsakēs, Giōrgos. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106954.

"Mētsakēs, Giōrgos." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106954

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