Dionysios Thanos

Soloist, Tenor
He was born in Athens in 1909. There is very limited information available about his life and work. He made his debut at the Olympia Theatre in November 1938 as Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca. Over the following years, he participated in productions of the Third Greek Opera Company (1938-39) and the Athens Opera Company [Melodrama Athinon] of Odysseas Lappas (1940), singing tenor roles in the operas (La traviata), Faust, Rigoletto, etc. He collaborated with the GNO as a regular cast member since 1945. During the years 1945-1972, he interpreted leading and supporting roles in 17 operettas, staged in 56 productions and / or revivals: Madame de Pompadour, Das Hollandweibchen, Die Fledermaus, Die Lustige Witwe, Der Bettelstudent, Gräfin Mariza, Paganini, Where the Lark Sings [Wo die Lerche singt], Die Zirkusprinzessin, The Godson [O vaftistikos], Viktoria und ihr Husar, The Streetwalker [H Ginaika Tou Dromou], In the Barracks [Sta parapigmata], Christina, Eine Nacht in Venedig, A Waltz Dream [Ein Walzertraum], The Chocolate Soldier [Der tapfere Soldat], Die Csárdásfürstin, Das Dreimädelhaus. He served as chairman of the Greek Union of Opera and Operetta Actors. // Last update of the biography: March 2019 - The list of the productions below is continually updated.