Dionisiou Stratos

 

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Born: 08-11-1934
Died: 11-05-1990
From: Greece, Nigrita, Serres

Biography

Dionysiou was born in Nigrita, Serres prefecture, to Asia Minor refugees Angelos and Stasa Dionysiou. At age 13, he lost his father. These early childhood experiences would have a deep impact on the style od Stratos’ music, and were a great influence to him.At the age of 20 moved to Thessaloniki where he started his career.
Later he moved to capital Athens and recorded his first song. At this point he appeared with well establised Kaity Grey. Until the late 60s he had allready sang songs from great greek song writers(Babis Bakalis, Kostas Virvos) and re-recorded songs of older artists(Vassilis Tsitsanis,Yiannis Papaioannou, Giorgos Mitsakis and Manolis Chiotis).
However success came when he turned several Akis Panos songs into hits.After that Composer Mimis Plessas gave him his most known mega hit Fire is raining down my path which lyrics wrote LefterisPapadopoulos. He also toured USA with great success but at his pinnacle of fame he was sentenced to two years imprisonment facing charges of illegal carrying weapon and drug-related.

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"Μόνο οι ερωτευμένοι"

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30 July 10, 20:16
Η δισκογραφική πορεία του Στράτου Διονυσίου στη δεκαετία του ’80 ήτανε γεμάτη χρυσά και πλατινένια άλμπουμ, με πωλήσεις που στη σημερινή εποχή φαντάζουν εξωπραγματικές. Έτσι έγινε και με το «Μόνο οι ερωτευμένοι» που κυκλοφόρησε το Νοέμβριο του 1984 και ξεπέρασε το όριο...

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