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Anestos Delias

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'''Anestos ''' (or '''Anestis''') '''Delias ''' (Ανέστης Δεληάς) (, nicknamed "Artemis" was a [[Greeks|Greek]] [[rebetiko]] musician, a member of the [[Tetras, the Legendary of Piraeus]] group. Delias was born Anestis Delios in [[Smyrna]], [[Asia Minor]] in [[1912-1944) ]]. He came to [[Greece]] in the aftermath of the [[Asia Minor disaster]] in [[1922]], having to support his family as his father was killed in the atrocities that followed the loss of [[Smyrna]]. Delias taught himself how to play musical instruments. By [[1930]], he was playing the [[bouzouki]] and the [[Tetrasbaglama]] in a tavern in [[Drapetsona]]. There, he met up with [[Markos Vamvakaris]], [[Stratos Pagioumtzis]] and other [[rebetiko]] musicians. In [[1934]], he joined the [[Legendary Quartet of Piraeus]] musician members- the first [[rebetiko]] musical group. Delias died of a heroin overdose on [[July 31]], [[1944]]. He was found in the street, clutching his [[bouzouki]]==His better known songs==*Χαρέμι στο χαμάμ - A harem at the Turkish baths*Το σακκάκι - The jacket
[[Category:Rebetiko|Delias, Anestos]]
[[Category:1912 births|Delias, Anestos]]
[[Category:1944 deaths|Delias, Anestos]]

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