Shocked by the news that the famous singer Lavrentis Mahairitsas died at the age of 63 suddenly and unexpectedly passed away . The songwriter had spent the last few days at his home in Pteleos Magnesia after his concert with Nikos Portokaloglou in Volos.
Mahairitsas was born on November 5, 1956 in Nea Ionia ,Volos. From a very young age he came into contact with music. He will later work manually in the recording studio of a recording company, where he will later coincidentally release his first album in 1978 with an English song called “PLJ Band” entitled ‘Gaspar’, an extended play 45 ‘turn.
There are a number of jobs to follow, and after his military service he begins to sing guerrillas with Panos Tzavela at “Comrade”. In his 20s he created the band PLJ with Paul Cikrilis and Takis Vassalakis. In 1983 when the band’s second album was released, the latter was renamed “Termites”, a name that refers to the Beatles. In 1989 he began his personal career as a composer and performer.
He has worked discography and have sung songs of the Maria Farantouri, George Dalaras, Dionysis Savvopoulos, Dimitra Galani, Dimitri Mitropanos, Vasilis Papakonstantinou, Eleftheria Arvanitaki, Pix Lax, John Kotsiras Giorgos Margaritis, Vangelis Konitopoulos Anastasia Moutsatsou, Miltos Pashalidis Katerina Stanisi , Haroula Alexiou, Yiannis Vardis, Dimitra Galani, Yiannis Zouganelis, Eleonora Zouganelis, “igrmigré”, Haris & Panos Katsimichas, Elisabeth Karatzolis, “Yellow Paddle”, Yellow Bike De Spell ”, George Margaritis, Notis Mavroudis, Panagiotis Margaris, Antonis Mitzelos, Sakis Boulas, Dimitris Basis, Flery Dantonakis, Fil.Pliatsikas, Dimitris Starovas, Babis Stokas, Babis Stokas, Babis Stokas.
He has also collaborated on stage with Eleftheria Arvanitakis, Haroula Alexiou, Dimitris Mitropanos, Vasilis Papakonstantinou, Notis Mavroudi, Anastasia Moutsatsou, Kostas Makedona and others.
Lavrentis Mahairitsa’s songs have been loved and sung by hundreds of thousands of people. “A Turkish in Paris”, “And What Do I Ask For”, “Pocket Monsters”, “Come On My Mind”, “Gemini Blues” are just a few of the things that have become well known in the nation.
Source – aftodioikisi.gr