Nana Mouskouri biography
SynopsisBorn October 13, 1934 in Greece, Nana Mouskouri studied at the Athens Academy of Music. She released her first record in 1958 and hit it big in Europe with the song "The White Rose of Athens" in 1962. In her career, she sold over 200 million records in several languages. Mouskouri also served as a member of the European Parliament from 1994 to 1999.
Singer. Nana Mouskouri was born on October 13, 1934 in Chania, Crete, Greece. She studied at the Athens Academy of Music and released her first record in 1958. In her career, she has sold over 200 million records and is one of the best-selling music artists worldwide.
Mouskouri's recording of "The White Rose of Athens" (1962) became a major European hit and in the early 1970s she had a series of hit albums in the United Kingdom. During her accomplished career she has recorded over 1000 songs and received numerous gold and platinum discs. Mouskouri has recorded songs in several languages, including Greek, French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, and Hebrew.
Mouskour was also a member of the European Parliament (1994–9).