During the time he was serving in the army in the city of Ioannina, young Manos Eleftheriou (1938-2018) begun his career in writing. His talent was astonishing; he was a poet, screenwriter, novelist, lyricist, columnist, editor, illustrator, radio producer, in all, a prolific personality. In 1954 he made his first appearance in discography. He collaborated with leading song makers, Christos Leontis, Mikis Theodorakis, Yiannis Markopoulos, etc. In 2005 he won the State Literary Award for his novel “In the time of chrysanthemums.” The Academy of Athens honored him with a lifetime achievement award in 2013.