David Soffa here in Berkeley produced a cassette of Papagika songs with a lot of biographical information. Do you have it?
>From: Ian Nagoski <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Jan 2, 2008 1:21 PM
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>Subject: [ARSCLIST] Panhellenion, Panhellenic, Papagika, Coula & cafe aman in New York
>I'm beginning a research project on the Greek singers Marika Papagika and
>Mme Coula and their social/musical circle in New York from the mid-10s to
>30s. I'm gathering resources for the project and having good luck but need
>a bit more. In particular, I need to gather more of acoustical recordings
>in reasonably good shape of Papagika, Coulos' and their violin player
>Makedounas as well as virtually any thing on Coulos' labels Panhellenion and
>Panhellenic. I'm happy to pay for copies. Ultimately, I expect I'll need
>to find copies that I could borrow for the project. I also need of Greek
>record catalogs of the era 1915-1930.
>I'm in touch with a couple of researchers who have done work on this stuff,
>but if anyone has information leading toward primary sources relating to
>either singer (family members, contemporaneous news writing, etc), by all
>means, let me know.