Viki Moscholiou

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Viki Moscholiou

Viki Moscholiou (other name spelling: Vicky) was born in Metaxourgio (Μεταξουργείο), Athens on May 17, 1943.

She first takes the stage in 1962 at the age of 19, singing at the club Triana tou Cheila (gr. Τριάνα του Χειλά) along Grigoris Bithikotsis and Doukissa.

Two years later, her career reaches new heights when Bithikotsis introduces her to composer Stavros Xarchakos to sing the song Chathike to Feggari (Χάθηκε το Φεγγάρι - The Moon is Lost) in the movie Lola. Her interpretation of the song will remain a special and unforgettable page in the history of Greek music.

From then one she collaborates with the greatest composers: Xarchakos, Spanos, Zabetas, Kaldaras, Moutsis, Theodorakis, Kougioumtzis, Tsitsanis and Vamvakaris.

Moreover, two nightclubs are named after her songs: Ta Ximeromata (Τα Ξημερώματα) and Ta Deilina (Τα Δειλινά).

In the early 1960s, Viki Moscholiou performs concerts with Stavros Xarchakos and Grigoris Bithikotsis throughout Greece, while in 1968 she self-finances the first concert of a Greek artist in Cyprus.

In 1967, the great singer marries Panathinaikos footballer Mimis Domazos and attracts the attention of all media, while later on she divorces. This romance made her a mother of two daughters.

Her hoarse voice became a trademark of popular Greek music in the 1960s.

She died 11:01 AM on Tuesday, August 16, 2005 at the private hospital Igeia (Υγεία), after a tough two-year battle with cancer.