Yanni, Berkeley Community Theater, June 2, 1991, 102-3-15. Self-taught Greek-born pianist, keyboardist, and composer. After receiving a B.A. in psychology, he instead sought a life in music though he had no formal training and could not read a note.
He earned Grammy nominations for his 1992 album, Dare to Dream, and the 1993 follow-up, In My Time. His breakthrough success came with the 1994 release of Yanni Live at the Acropolis, deemed to be the second best-selling music video...more »