Recording Pioneers


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Stelios Kostas GIANNAKOPOULOS  yyyy-yyyy

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birth 6 Apr 1926, Nafplion, GREECE
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Stelios Giannakopoulos was born in the historic city of Nafplion, on 6 April 1929, where he attended the 4 class primary school and later, the 8 class high school of Nafplio city. At the age of 10, he was member of his school choir, chanter's assistant and also member of the church's choir of the Madonna's temple, in Nafplion. In 1949 he was ranked volunteer, of 5 year service, in the communication arms of the Greek army, where he received the degree of Telecommunication Engineer. After the end of his military service (1954), he was hired as a technician at the radiobooths of the national foundation of broadcasting (E.I.R.) in Athens, where he worked until the end of 1961. On 1 March 1962, he was hired in the Ist studio of the EMI-Columbia factory (Athens-Rizoupoli) as voice recording engineer, up to the December of 1983, where he travelled in the United Kingdom and was retrained in the Abbey Road Studios (Ken Townsend) in London. ? few months earlier, the EMI-Columbia decided to permanently close down the sound recording section in Athens (December 1983). Already, from the 1981 until the 1992, Stelios ?. Giannakopoulos -with special license from the Administration of the ??? factory- started working alongside, as a Sound engineer in the Musical ensembles of the Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation.


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Stelios K. Giannakopoulos
Nikos Dionysopoulos