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I do believe that if you haven't learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.

I do believe that if you haven't learnt about sadness, you cannot appreciate happiness.

One of the most wonderful memories in my life was when I sang at the Opera House in Sydney. I will never forget that. It is one of the most beautiful Houses I have ever sung in my life. ---->>>

The Berlin Wall go down, that was the most wonderful thing that could happen, absolutely. I celebrated with everybody in Berlin that day when the Wall was down. ---->>>

It's nice to look good, but the most important thing is to be you. ---->>>

I like to cook, but mostly Greek. When I am confused or tired, I think about what I can cook. It takes you away from everything, as you are thinking only of your dish. ---->>>

When you want something very dearly, you make the time. ---->>>

I left the table where there were important people and had lunch with my husband and a few friends. The reception was organised in my honour, so it was rather amusing. ---->>>

Every time I would open my mouth to sing, everybody was paying attention to me. It became a habit. ---->>>

When I heard his first songs, Dylan was answering certain questions that I had all my life been asking myself. ---->>>

For my convalescence, I had to exercise my voice only with vowels. It is a medical rule after a long loss of voice. ---->>>

UNICEF has made the most rewarding thing that I have ever done in my life. ---->>>

When I was very young I was the ugly duckling. I had a lot of complexes. My sister was wonderful and I was nothing. ---->>>

Wherever you turn, there is always something wrong with the politicians. They have everything they need to save the world, and they don't save it. ---->>>

With my songs I tried to prove that there is love. ---->>>

If I was sad or afraid, I would sit in a corner and sing. If I was happy I would jump into the middle of the room and sing. It was how I expressed my emotions. ---->>>

When I started to work with UNICEF, it was a new way of giving some love and care to the world. ---->>>

There were wonderful moments when I was singing for the first time in the Olympia Theatre and I was pregnant with my son, which was very, very strange for a singer. ---->>>

I grew up thinking that singing was my security. ---->>>

The secret is to cook the aubergines the day before and let them dry of all the oil they drank in cooking. When you cook aubergine, they eat a lot of oil. It can be very heavy. ---->>>

I thought it was respectful to each country to sing in their language. ---->>>

I was born a singer. I need to do that. ---->>>

My friends gave me the first songs which was the first food in my soul for me. ---->>>

Once I was condemned to three months' absolute silence. As I could not speak, I wrote a book. ---->>>

How you looked was not important. It was what you did and how you did it. Decide to do it and then do it the best way you can. ---->>>

I think sometimes you are born with a song. ---->>>

My energy to sing, I get it from my singing. Singing was not a reason to make a living. This is the only thing I wanted to do. ---->>>

The idea of the European community is never face a war again. ---->>>

When I was singing, everybody liked me. ---->>>


Nationality: Greek
Born: 10-13, 1934
Occupation: Musician

Nana Mouskouri (Greek: Νάνα Μούσχουρη, pronounced [ˈnana ˈmusxuri]), born Iōánna Moúschouri (Greek: Ιωάννα Μούσχουρη [ioˈana ˈmusxuri]; October 13, 1934) is a Greek singer, considered to be one of the best-selling music artists in the world. During the lifespan of her music career she has released over 200 albums and singles in 10 different languages, including Greek, French, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Hebrew, Welsh, Mandarin Chinese and Corsican (wikipedia)