Athina Karataraki
Athena Karataraki was born in Athens. She studied at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Crete. Studied classical singing. She wrote lyrics and sang on the album "Light in the night" Protasis 1996 with music by Panagiotis Margaris. She performed the anecdotal work of Notis Mavroudis "Nychtologio chiros" in poetry by Kostas Kanavouris. The disc Gosamui (Network, 2003) contains her own songs. She has collaborated with important musicians from the field of classical music and jazz, as well as with the poet Giorgos Chronas.
Her lyrics and translations were set to music by Nikos Mamagakis for the performance "Sacred songs of love" (Athens Concert Hall, 2000) as well as for the records "Antolith's Sigh", "A short epic for Andreas Rodinos" and others. She has published the poetry collections Beton Angelou (Odos Panos 2003) and En drymo xylon (the anonymous book, 2016). Her poems and essays have been published in literary journals. She translated Plato's "Symposium" and "Song of Souls".
Subways Music releases the first part of a cycle of her songs entitled "In deep waters" orchestrated by Aristidis Hadjistavros. At the same time, she teaches as a philologist in Secondary Education.