Today, Friday host Esty Dinur spends a music-filled hour with Gail Holst-Warhaft discussing the life, music, and revolutionary politics of Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis, who passed away on September 2, 2021.
Gail Holst-Warhaft is an adjunct professor of comparative literature and director of the Mediterranean Studies Initiative at Cornell University. Her areas of interest include modern Greek literature and music. She is also a poet, translator, and musician.
Cover photo: “Griekse componinst Mikis Theodorakis in Nederland” by Bert Verhoeff / Anefo / Dutch National Archives, 1972, public domain