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Greek Music in America$
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Tina Bucuvalas

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781496819703

Published to University Press of Mississippi: September 2019

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.001.0001

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Peter Stephen Kyvelos (1943–2017)

Peter Stephen Kyvelos (1943–2017)

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(p.427) Peter Stephen Kyvelos (1943–2017)
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Greek Music in America
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Michael G. Kaloyanides

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University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0036

Peter Kyvelos was a Greek American master luthier who opened Unique Strings in Belmont, MA in 1971. Though he repaired many Western chordophones, his greatest artistry was crafting the oud, the short-necked plucked lute found throughout Greece, Turkey, West Asia, and North Africa. Kyvelos was widely accepted as the premier maker of the instrument in the western hemisphere. He had acquired his first oud at 16 and performed professionally in California during the 1960s. In 2001 Kyvelos was awarded a National Heritage Fellowship as an instrument maker.

Keywords:   Oud, Turkish music, Greek American, Greek music, National Heritage Fellowship

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