The Singer was known for his robust renditions of songs written by the famed composer Mikis Theodorakis.
Born in the Athenian neighbourhood of Kaisariani in 1940 and living there during his formative years.
The Singer initially worked as a humble cobbler until he met Theodorakis by chance in 1966.
Theodorakis was famous in Greece and abroad, he got enchanted by Kalogiannis’ dynamic voice, and asked him to sing with him on tour across Greece, Europe, and the Soviet Union.
Andonis Kaligiannis passed away at the age of 81 years old from cardiac arrest.