Composer Mikis Theodorakis hospitalized with pneumonia

Mikis Theodorakis, the acclaimed Greek composer and vocal anti-junta activist, has been hospitalized in Athens with pneumonia.

The 88-year-old was running a high temperature caused by an acute respiratory infection on Wednesday, doctors at the private clinic where he is receiving treatment told media on Thursday.

His personal physician decided to have him hospitalized on Wednesday, for “conservative treatment,” according to reports.