Danae Stratigopoulou

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Danae Stratigopoulou was born in Athens in 1913 and raised in France.

She was a singer, musician, prolific songwriter as well as a onetime folklore professor of Greek at Santiago University in Chile. She also was a noted translator, namely, of Greek demotic songs into Spanish and poems by Pablo Nerouda into Greek.

Of special note was her ties to composer Attique in the 1930s, many of whose songs she turned into hits.

She died on January 18, 2009 and buried at the First Athens Cemetery.