He was born in Athens. He studied music in the Hellenic Conservatoire and in the University of Sheffield where he graduated in 2002 with a Bachelor in Music (Hons). Consecutively, he studied for a Master’s in Music by research in the same university in the fields of musicology and conducting graduating in 2004.
He has published papers and articles in major Greek and foreign musical and musicological periodicals. He has participated in several international conferences presenting his research work, which is mainly focused on the topic of music and war, music and memory and more specifically on music in the Second World War in Greece. He is the editor of two books, namely Manolis Kalomiris – 50 years after. Athens: Fagotto Books, 2013 (with Nikos Maliaras) and Autobiography and Archive of Alekos Xenos. Athens: Benaki Museum Publications, 2013. His recent publications include the entries "Fascism" and "War Music" in Music in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Encyclopedia ed. Thompson, William Forde (New York: Sage Publications, 2014), pp. 455-458 and 1180-1183.
He has worked as a musicologist and a coordinator for educational projects in the Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri” and from January 2013 he is Head of the “Erol Üçer” Music Library and a Lecturer of Historical Musicology at MIAM (Center for Advanced Studies in Music) in the Istanbul Technical University.