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She was born Eftychia Hadjigeorgiou in [[Aydini]], [[Asia Minor]], in [] and left for Greece in [] after the [[Asia Minor Disaster]].
Though possessing a teacher's diploma, she never taught in Greece. From [] until [] she tried her hand in acting and afterwards, from [] until her death in [], she wrote poems, many of which became mega-hit songs.
Unfortunately, as an "amateur" in a world of professionals, Eftychia Papayiannopoulou was often robbed of credit for her lyrics. Many composers, singers, song writers would buy her poems for a few hundred drachmas - the equivalent of a week's wages for low-paid labourers - and present them as their own.
*Μου σπάσανε τον μπαγλαμά - They broke my [[Baglama]]
*Γκουλμπαχάρ - Gulbahar
[[Category:1893 births|Papayiannopoulou, Eftychia]]
[[Category:1972 deaths|Papayiannopoulou, Eftychia]]