Yiannis Spathas, Guitarist of the Rock Band Socrates, Dies at the Age of 69


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The guitarist of the Greek rock band Socrates, Yiannis Spathas died on Saturday at the age of 69.

Spathas was born on the island of Paxi and was raised in Piraeus. In 1969 he and Antonis Tourkogiorgis formed the rock band Socrates that was dissolved in 1983.