Greek singer Lizeta Nikolaou has died at the age of 72 after she fell down the stairs in a store. This was announced by the singer Eleni Dimu on the social network Facebook (owned by Meta Platforms Corporation, whose activities are recognized as extremist and banned in Russia), reports Proto Thema.
The artist posted her message on August 11. According to Proto Thema, Nicolau died that morning.
A few days before her death, Nicolau fell down the stairs in a store and hit her head, the newspaper writes. After the fall, she was taken to the intensive care unit of a private clinic in Piraeus. According to Ta Nea, the artist was diagnosed with a brain hematoma. Since then, her condition has fluctuated between serious and critical.
Liseta Nikolaou (real name Elisabeth Katikaridou) was born in 1951 in Thessaloniki. She started singing when she was a schoolgirl. She began her singing career in the 1970s. In 1973 she recorded the first song “And yet we parted”, the music of which was composed by the composer Takis Soukas, and the words by the musician Iraklis Papasideris. In 1977, her first album, Liseta’s Smile, was released. In total, the singer’s discography includes ten albums, the last of which («I’m Here») was released in 1999, as well as 156 songs.
The artist has collaborated with such composers as Mikis Theodorakis, Giannis Markopoulos, Alekos Hrisovergis, Christos Nikolopoulos, Vassilis Tsitsanis and others. She sang a duet with such artists as Vicky Mosholiou and Dimitra Galani.