Economou, Nicolas (1953-1993)

Nicolas Economou. Picture from Discgos

Alternative last name spellings: –
Alternative first name spellings: Nicolaus
Alias: –


Description: Nicolas Economou was a pianist, composer and conductor from Cyprus. He was a child prodigy whose talent in composition and piano was revealed at early age. He performed concerts all over the world and played with international orchestras and renowned artists such as Chick Corea or Martha Argerich. Besides, he conducted the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, La Fenice Opera Orchestra of Venice or the Bavarian Symphony Orchestra. His compositions mixed the musical avant-garde with rhythms and melodies typical of Cyprus and Mediterranean music. Economou composed the soundtracks of 12 films too.
Sex: Male Occupation: Pianist, conductor, composer.
Place of Birth / Death: Nicosia, Cyprus. Country Tags: Cyprus
Periods: 20th Century. Genres: Symphonic music, Orchestral music, Choral music, Chamber music, Instrumental music, Concert, Soundtracks
Styles: Classical, Avant-garde, Modernism. Group: Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory
Instruments: Piano. Relatives: Semeli Economou (Daugter).
Patrons: – Master: Vladislav Zolotaryov and Wilhelm Killmayer. 



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External links



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  • Randel, Michael (1996). The Harvard Biographical Dictionary of Music. Harvard University Press.
  • Samson, Jim. Demetriou, Nicoleta (2016). Music in Cyprus. New York: Routledge.
  • Turina, Joaquín. (2000). Enciclopedia abreviada de la música. Madrid: Biblioteca Nueva.