Object ID
Object Name
Date Created
Rereleasing of Marika Papagika's music.
Object Entities
Papagika, Marika (is related to)
Frangos, Steve (is related to)
Object Description
Photograph of woman. She wears a head scarf and looks off to her right side. Seems to be a promotional picture of some sort. Advertising a record. Woman's name reads at the top, "Marika Papagika". The name is printed again in Greek at the bottom of the photo, along with the text, "Alma Criolla Records".
Marika Papagika was a popular Greek singer in the early 20th century and one of the first Greek women singers to be heard on sound recording. Marika was on of the first to record Greek music in the USA. After Papagika passed in 1943, Alma Criolla Records re-released her music in a 19 track compilation dedicated solely to her in 1994.
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Photograph, 1994, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/4586. Accessed 01/19/22.