- About Alexia Vassiliou
Full name: Alexia Vassiliou
Also known as: Alexia Vassiliou, Vassiliou, Alexia
Professions: Soundtrack, Actress, Composer
Occupation: Singer, Lyricist, Composer
- Alexia Vassiliou Biography
Template:Multiple issuesAlexia Vassiliou (born February 5, 1964), better known as Alexia, is a Cypriot singer, vocalist, musician, performer, composer, lyricist, and activist, associated with Voice Improvisation. She as done a series of Gold and Platinum records, including one in Scandinavia, and a Top-100 hit in the U.S.A., while she was still a student at the Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Her first album Alexia started a new wave of Pop music in Greece and Cyprus, and selling over 500,000 copies, making Alexia the most successful debut album by a Greek artists ever. Throughout her career, Alexia has collaborated with a number of distinguished artists, including Stevie Wonder, Chaka Khan, Olympia Dukakis, Andreas Vollenweider, and Milva. For a period of 10 years, she teamed up with the legendary Mikis Theodorakis, composer of Zorba the Greek. Alexia recorded a double album showcasing some of the composer’s most consummate musical creations. In her jazz album, In a Jazz Mood, Alexia collaborated with Chick Corea, and with the great bassist, John Patitucci. Alexia has also performed songs for the soundtracks of three films, Sacred Whispers, The Road to Ithaca and Safe Sex.Alexia represented Cyprus twice in the Eurovision Song Contest, first with the song "Monika" with the musical band Island in 1981, and then as a solo artist in 1987 with the song "Aspro Mavro".In 2012, Alexia was awarded with "Performer of the Year" at the Madame Figaro - Women of the Year Awards in Cyprus.
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