European Parliament president describes Theodorakis as ‘a fierce fighter for freedom’

European Parliament President David Sassoli described late composer Mikis Theodorakis as “a fierce fighter for freedom” in a post on social media on Friday.

On Twitter, Sassoli wrote: “This week, we mourn the loss of the legendary Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis. One of the greatest artists of our times, Theodorakis was also a fierce fighter for freedom, democracy and social justice. He will be greatly missed, well beyond the borders of Greece.”