a Rembetiko (Greek Blues) singer of the nineteen twenties and thirties
and is among the most gifted vocalists of the twentieth century.
Dalgas is the Turkish word
and appears to have been the stage or nickname for Andonios
escaped with his life to Greece when fleeing the Ottoman Empire's genocidal
campaign in 1919 against the non-Muslim population of Asia Minor.
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