(1921 - 2012)
John Gregoropoulos was active/lived in Connecticut, Massachusetts / Greece. John Gregoropoulos is known for landscape painting, teaching.
Biography John Gregoropoulos
Following is the obituary of the artist published in The Hartford Courant, September 16, 2012.
John Gregoropoulos, Dec. 16, 1921 - September 10, 2012. "Death, why must you come for me on a day so full of sun and glory?"
John Gregoropoulos was born in the shadow of the Acropolis in Athens Greece. His parents, Stelianos and Elpiniki, came from the Peloponnesian village of Lagadia. His father had become an American citizen so John was legally a native of both countries. When the family moved to Boston, he took solace in the Museum of Fine Arts and had his first one man show at the age of 13.
The Greek landscape became the defining image of his life as an artist. He learned to play the v
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