Athens.- Music composer Giorgos Mouzakis, 83 passed away on Saturday. Giorgos Mouzakis composed and set more than 450 songs to music, thus being affiliated with the golden era of variety theatre in the 50s, while he has been described as the king of the genre. In 2003, the President of the Republic awarded him for his 60-year contribution to Greek music. Giorgos Mouzakis was born on August 15, 1922, in Metaxourgeio, Athens and made his first appearance as a trumpeter in 1938 and his first recording in 1946. His funeral will take place on Tuesday at the 2nd Athens Cemetery.