Georgiadis, Georges, Greek pianist and composer; b. Salonika, Sept. 8, 1912; d. Athens, May 8, 1986. He studied piano and composition at the Athens Cons. In 1943 he was appointed prof. of piano there. His music, cast in a traditional mold, was inspired chiefly by Greek folk resources. Among his compositions were a Concertino for Piano and Orch. (1959), De la paix, sym. (1960), 2 violin sonatas, songs, many piano pieces, and incidental music.
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