Nana Mouskouri

Nana Mouskouri



Nana Mouskouri (Greek: Νάνα Μούσχουρη, pronounced [ˈnana ˈmusxuri]), born Iōánna Moúschouri (Greek: Ιωάννα Μούσχουρη [ioˈana ˈmusxuri]; October 13, 1934) is a Greek singer, considered to be one of the best-selling music artists in the world.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12] During the lifespan of her music career she has released over 200 albums and singles in 10 different languages, including Greek, French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Hebrew, Welsh, Mandarin Chinese and Corsican.[13][14][15][16]

Nana Mouskouri became well-known throughout Europe for the song ‘’The White Rose of Athens’’, recorded first in German as ‘’Weiße Rosen aus Athen‘’. It became her first record to sell over one million copies.[17] Later in 1963 she represented Luxembourg at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘’À force de prier‘’. Her friendship with the composer Michel Legrand led to the recording by Nana of the theme song of the Oscar-nominated film - The Umbrellas of Cherbourg. From 1968 to 1976, she hosted her own TV show produced by BBC - ‘’Presenting Nana Mouskouri‘’. Her popularity as a multilingual television personality and distinctive image, owing to the unusual-for-the-time signature black-rimmed glasses, turned Nana Mouskouri into an international star.

‘’Je chante avec toi Liberté‘’, recorded in 1981, is perhaps her biggest hit to date, performed in at least five languages - [18] French: ‘’Je chante avec toi liberté‘’,[19] English: ‘’Song for Liberty‘’,[20] German: ‘’Lied der Freiheit‘’,[21] Spanish: ‘’Libertad‘’[22] and Portuguese: ‘’Liberdade‘’.[23] ‘’Only Love‘’, a song recorded in 1985, gained worldwide popularity along with its other versions: French: ‘’L'Amour en Héritage‘’, Italian: ‘’Come un'eredità‘’, Spanish: ‘’La dicha del amor‘’, and German: ‘’Aber die Liebe bleibt‘’.[24][25]

Nana Mouskouri become a spokesperson for UNICEF in 1993 and was elected to the European Parliament as a Greek deputy from 1994 to 1999.[26][27]

In 2015 she was awarded with the Echo Music Prize for Outstanding achievements by the German music association Deutsche Phono-Akademie.[28]



Live in New York
Live in New York is an album by musical artist Nana Mouskouri, released on March 7, 2017.
Poios To Xerei
Poios To Xerei is an album by musical artist Nana Mouskouri, released on December 10, 2016.
4 Christmas Songs
4 Christmas Songs is an album by musical artist Nana Mouskouri, released on December 8, 2016.
I Foni
I Foni is an album by musical artist Nana Mouskouri, released on November 25, 2016.

Photos - Nana Mouskouri21

Popular Albums154

Album Appearances & References20

Popular Songs1

Live Album Appearances & References1

Minor Film Appearances & References2

TV Shows1

Collaborators & Influencers13

Other Music-Related Relationships7

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Spotify - Albums & Singles208


Spotify - Appears On18


Spotify - Top Tracks10


News Articles6

Glastonbury 2017: Nana Mouskouri, 82, set to become festival's oldest ever headline act
  –  January 15, 2017
Her easy listening music was so popular in the UK in the 60s and 70s that she had her own BBC TV show, Presenting Nana Mouskouri. As well as her own hits she has recorded covers of songs by The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones and Dolly Parton.
French version of "Amazing Grace"
  –  March 31, 2017
“Amazing Grace” is sung here by Nana Mouskouri. This woman with the beautiful ... Grace' Will Knock Y'all Off Your Feet! - Youtube Music Videos More Steven Tyler, the rocker-turned-country-singer, sang a beautiful rendition of the classic gospel ...
Nana Mouskouri Net Worth
  –  March 26, 2017
Nana Mouskouri Net Worth: Nana Mouskouri is a Greek singer who has a net worth of $280 million dollars ... She is multilingual and has been active in the music industry since 1958, specializing in jazz, pop, folk, world music, and easy listening.
15th Banc Sabadell Millennium Festival: Nana Mouskouri
  –  March 28, 2017
To connect with your existing social network account: To connect with your existing account, click below: Nana Mouskouri isn ... full of pop melodies, jazz standards, cabaret, traditional French songs, soundtracks, religious music, classical music and ...
Nana Mouskouri In New York Tragouda Hadjidakis DMM 180g Import 2LP
  –  March 21, 2017
Mouskouri began singing jazz in nightclubs, concentrating especially on Ella Fitzgerald repertory. In 1958, she met the emerging songwriter Manos Hadjidakis, who would become her mentor in the field of popular music. She performed his "Kapou Iparchi Agapi ...
‘Chances Are’ Mathis Will Play ‘Misty’ for Audience at Chumash Casino
  –  January 15, 2017
Mathis rose to superstardom by concentrating on the romantic side of jazz and pop music standards, earning himself great ... Stephanie Lawrence and Nana Mouskouri. Later in 2003, Mathis was awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

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