λένα πλάτωνος (lena platonos) is a greek musician, pianist and music composer. one of the pioneers in the greek electronic music scene of the 1980s, she remains active today. lena was born on the island of crete and grew up in athens. she began learning how to play the piano at the age of two and became a professional pianist before turning eighteen. soon afterwards, she received a scholarship to study in vienna and berlin, where she was exposed to jazz, rock and middle eastern music. she returned to greece in the late 70’s and began working with the hellenic broadcasting corporation. she released 3 collaborative albums between 1981-1983 and her debut solo album in 1984.

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