Kostas Stavroulidakis was born on 28 of July in 1980 in Athens. His origins are from Petrokefali of Heraklion, Crete. At the beginning he was a traditional dancer. At the age of 14 he had his first contact with cretan lira, his teacher was Manolis Psalidis. Along with lira playing he was learing phonetics and theory. Today he is a professional lira player and singer. He has released 2 personal albums so far.