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Anna Vissi

Cypriot Singer
Female
Born Dec 20, 1957
Age 58
Hometown Larnaka (Turkish)
Religion Greek Orthodox
Height 5' 6" (168 cm)
Nationality Cypriot
Other Names Anna Vishy
Eye Color Brown - Dark

Anna Vissi, known as Anna Vishy in Cypriot Greek, is a Greek-Cypriot recording artist and actress. Born in Cyprus, she studied music at conservatories and performed locally before moving to the professional scene in Athens, Greece in 1973, where she signed with Minos and simultaneously collaborated with other musical artists and released promotional singles of her own while studying at the University of Athens.… Read More

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Timeline

Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Anna Vissi.

CHILDHOOD

1957 Birth Anna Vissi was born on 20 December 1957, in Pyla, a village near Larnaca, Cyprus. … Read More

TEENAGE

1973 15 Years Old In 1973, her family moved to Athens, Greece, where she was able to pursue her studies at the National Conservatory. … Read More
1977 19 Years Old 1 More Event
Vissi established herself in the recording industry by winning the Thessaloniki Song Festival in 1977 with the song "As Kanoume Apopse Mian Arhi" and releasing her debut album of the same name.

TWENTIES

1978 - 1980 3 More Events
1982 24 Years Old In 1982, she represented her native Cyprus at the 27th Eurovision Song Contest with the song she composed herself, Mono I Agapi ("Only love"), which ended fifth with 85 points scoring Cyprus its highest position to date. … Read More
Since the 1980s, Vissi began a nearly exclusive collaboration with songwriter Nikos Karvelas, to whom she was married to from 1983–1992 and had one child with, resulting in one of the most successful music partnerships in the nation's history. … Read More
1984 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1984, Vissi left her record company EMI Greece and signed with CBS Records Greece, which later became Sony Music Greece, a collaboration that lasts until today.

THIRTIES

1988 30 Years Old 1 More Event
In February 1988 she released her ninth album Tora ("Now") and in December the album Empnefsi! ("Inspiration!") which went gold.
1989 - 1994 4 More Events
1996 38 Years Old In February 1996, Vissi released the triple-platinum album Klima Tropiko. … Read More
In February 1997, Vissi won three Greek Music Awards: Best Female Singer, Best Interpretation, and Biggest Airplay Song.

FORTIES

1998 - 2001 10 More Events
In early 2002, Vissi starred in the musical Mala – I Mousiki Tou Anemou, based on a true love story that took place during World War II in Auschwitz, between Mala Zimetbaum and Edward Galiñski. … Read More
In May 2003, Vissi performed with Nikos Karvelas and Irini Merkouri at "Boom" in Thessaloniki, Greece.
On 31 March 2004, Vissi performed in the Liberty Square in Nicosia, at a concert part of the celebrations for Cyprus's entry at the European Union, after an official invitation from the Republic of Cyprus.
During the winter and through to the summer of 2005, she went around to clubs as part of her Mini-USA Tour to promote "Call Me". … Read More
Greek national broadcaster ERT chose Vissi to represent Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2006.
Vissi also embarked on a world tour in January 2007.

FIFTIES

In February 2008, Vissi signed to Maple Jam Music Group for the management of the release of her upcoming Greek and English albums. … Read More
On 24 February 2009, Vissi re-newed her contract with Sony Music Greece.
Described as a rockumentary by Vissi, she first confirmed she was filming with director and friend Christine Crokos in July 2010. … Read More
Vissi will be debuting a documentary called "Oso Eho Foni" on Alpha TV on 30 March 2011.
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