OBITUARY


The world of music mourns the passing of Vangelis
IMAGES

Vangelis Odysseas Papathanassiou, better known to international audiences simply as Vangelis, passed away at the age of 79 on Tuesday night in a hospital in France, where he was recently treated for Covid-19.

Oscar-winning composer Vangelis passes away
CULTURE

Vangelis, the Greek composer whose rousing electronic theme music for the Oscar-winning “Chariots of Fire” was one of the best-known film scores of the 1980s, has died at the age of 79, the Athens News Agency said on Thursday.

Death of Corfu-based writer Maria Strani-Potts
CULTURE

The death has been announced of Corfu-based writer Maria Strani-Potts, whose book included “The Cat of Portovecchio: Corfu Tales” and “When The Sun Goes Down: Island Stories.”


A timely, timeless legacy
OPINION

Professor Theodore Couloumbis was, along with a few other academics, the man who established the study of international relations in Greece.


Maureen Howard, novelist who traced women’s challenges, dies at 91
THE NEW YORK TIMES

Maureen Howard, who first drew wide attention in 1965 with her novel “Bridgeport Bus,” which came to be regarded as a precursor to second-wave feminism, and went on to write ambitious, well-regarded books for 45 more years, died Sunday in the New York City borough of Manhattan. She was 91.



Costa Carras, ecumenical Greek
OPINION

Costa Carras embodied so many virtues, combined such knowledge with great passion, took on so many problems that it was as if he was inspired by a benevolent God to be constantly striving.