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Grigoris Asikis (Γρηγόρης Ασίκης)

Grigoris Asikis (Greek: Γρηγόρης Ασίκης) (1890, Istanbul, Constantinople Vilayet – 7 October 1966, Athens) was a Greek singer and songwriter of urban Greek music, Rembetiko. He wrote lyrics for most of the songs he recorded and played the outi (the Greek oud).

Birth and Death Data: Born 1890 (Istanbul), Died October 7th, 1966 (Athens)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0GA299 10-in. 1936 Eisai pontos (Είσαι πόντος) Rita Abatzi (Ρίτα Αμπατζή) Female vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0GA319 10-in. 1936 Ti travoun oi arravōniasmenes (Τι τραβούν οι αρραβωνιασμένες) Rita Abatzi (Ρίτα Αμπατζή) Female vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0GA479 10-in. before 9/21/1938 Treis orphanes (Τρεις ορφανές) Rita Abatzi (Ρίτα Αμπατζή) Female vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0T1635 10-in. 7/17/1934 Dichōs kaltses perpatoun (Δίχως κάλτσες περπατούν) Roza Eskenazē (Ρόζα Εσκενάζη) Female vocal solo songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Asikis, Grigoris (Ασίκης, Γρηγόρης)," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116180.

Asikis, Grigoris (Ασίκης, Γρηγόρης). (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116180.

"Asikis, Grigoris (Ασίκης, Γρηγόρης)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116180

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