Marianna Zorba is a Greek singer and music teacher, born in Athens. She sang in small clubs and pubs until she was discovered by Manolis Manousselis. He wrote the song “Horepse” for her, a song that was chosen to represent Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest. Manousselis was not only the composer of the song, he also became her fiancee a week before the grand final. A few weeks after the contest they married. In 2002, they moved to Crete. Manolis works as an architect and Marianna as a music teacher. Together they formed the duo Notios Anemos and they perform in music festivals, concerts and theatrical plays in Crete. They published a record together in 2005.