Kostas Virvos

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Kostas Virvos was a Greek songwriter and poet.

Virvos was born on March 29, 1926 in Trikala, Thessaly. He studied in Athens became a songwriter in 1950. Among the composers he worked with were: Mikis Theodorakis, Vasilis Tsitsanis, Mimis Plessas, Yiannis Markopoulos, Grigoris Bithikotsis, Stelios Kazantzidis, Giorgos Dalaras and Tolis Voskopoulos though of special note should be his work alongside Theodoros Derveniotis which produced many classic laika songs.

Virvos published three anthologies with his songs. He was honoured by the Greek government and several Universities for his contribution to Greek music.

Virvos died on August 6, 2015.