ESKENAZI, ROZA - REMBETISSA

ESKENAZI, ROZA - REMBETISSA

LP (12"/10" Album)

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Label: FANTOME PHONOGR

Release date: 25/05/2020

Barcode: 8055515231151

Catalog no.: OME0001026

Item ID: 491386

Roza Eskenazi was a giant of rembetika, the urban Greek music of Ottoman origin associated with the poor underclass. Eskenazi's life was extraordinary: born Sarah Spinazi to
a poor Sephardic Jewish family in Constantinople, probably in the mid-1890s, after an itinerant childhood, she began dancing at the Grand Hotel Theatre in Thessaloniki. She eloped with the wealthy Yiannis Zardinidis around 1913, with whom she bore a son, but after his untimely death in 1917, she placed the son in the care of an orphanage and moved to Athens, where she danced with Armenian cabaret artists. Eventually, the composer
Panagiotis Toundas discovered her singing and arranged her first recordings for Columbia Records in 1929, which catapulted her to fame. Cutting over 500 songs in the 1930s, she became the leading exponent of the Smyrna school of rembetika. Running a nightclub in Athens during the German occupation of World War II, she hid resistance fighters and British spies and helped many Jewish families flee the country. She finally toured the USA in the 1950s, and though her career subsequently waned, a 1970s revival led to further work. The longevity of her output is such that her song 'Misirlu' was included on the soundtrack of 'Pulp Fiction'; the 16 gems collected here were recorded between 1931 and 1947.
TRACKS:
01. Rast Gazél
02. Ousak Maré
03. Mes' Tou Zambíkou Ton Teké
04. Férte Bírres
05. Araví Ousák Manés "Dérti Ke Póno Apóktisa"
06. Yiatí Foumáro Kokaíni
07. Stamboul Ousak Manéten-By - P. Toúnda*
08. Harikláki
09. Yínome Andhras
10. Konialís
11. Dhódheka Chronón Korítsi
12. Barberáki
13. Yiannoúla
14. Me Zournádhes Ke Daoúlia
15. Yiannoúsena
16. "Ouzo, Hasís"

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