SAN SFIRIXI TRIS FORES

Latest update on 07/07/2009

Artist: Nana Mouskouri
Author: Manos Hadjidakis
Label: Fontana
Year: 1960

Means: When You Whistle Three Times. In German Wolfgang Müller-Sehn film Traumland der Sehnsucht, a documentary about Greece. Greek title: Ellas, I Hora Tou Oneiron. There's an instrumental version by author Hadjidakis on that same German soundtrack (as Pylos Methoni - Mani).

Covers:

1961:

Nana Mouskouri [as Weisse Rosen aus Athen; big hit GER]

1962:

Nana Mouskouri [as Les Roses blanches de Corfou; hit Fr]

1962:

Zangeres Zonder Naam [as Witte Rozen Uit Athene]

1962:

Ann-Louise Hanson [Swedish version]

Nana also cut an Italian version (Rosa d'Atene) and an English one (White Roses Of Athens). In the original lyrics the roses come from Livania. See also: Ximeronei, Min Ton Rotas Ton Ourano and Ta Pedia Tou Pirea.

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