Giorgos Sakallieros is Assistant Professor of Historical Musicology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (School of Music Studies / Faculty of Fine Arts). He was born in Tübingen, Germany. He studied musicology at the School of Music Studies, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (BA, 1996) as well as the Faculty of Music Studies, University of Athens (PhD, 2005). He also studied composition, music theory and guitar performance at the "Collegium Musicum" Conservatory of Thessaloniki (graduating with Advanced Diplomas in 1995 & 2005). He is the author of the book Giannēs Kōnstantinidēs (1903-1984). His Life, Works and Compositional Style (Thessalonikē: University Studio Press, 2010). His papers have been presented at international musicological conferences and are published in several musicological journals, collective editions and proceedings, while he is also a contributor to Grove Music Online. His works, including orchestral, vocal and chamber music, are regularly performed. He was awarded first prize in the national composition competition “Dēmētrēs Dragatakēs”, organized by the Greek Composers’ Union in 2003, for his work Lament for “D”… – A string quartet. He is a member of the Ιnternational Musicological Society (IMS), of the Society of Interdisciplinary Musicology (SIM), of the Greek Composers’ Union, and a founding member of the Hellenic Musicological Society.