Nektarios Sfyrakis was born in Germany, though of Cretan origin, he relocated to Greece and grew up in Piraeus.
His interest in music began at the age of 14 where he joined a church choir group in Piraeus. While in school he worked as a musician.
Upon completing his schooling he left Greece to explore with various forms of music in Austria, France and Germany.
When he returned to Greece he served as a novice sub-lieutenant, after his term of military service more...he came into contact with a representative of WARNER MUSIC and in 1997 he released his first album titled “DEN IME POUTHENA” On this album we find the known titles “den ime pouthena”, “nai mou to’ pane”, “logia logia” “ise pia sto parelthon” and “anteho”. The next album released was “APOPSE FEFGO” in 1998 with the hits “tha’ rxome krifa tis nihtes”, “psemata” and “apopse fefgo”. Nektarios Sfyrakis was honoured when Vasilis Skoulas, a prominent Cretan folkloric musician (a colleague of Gianni Markopoulos), took part in this album.