Spiridon is a bouzouki player from Corfu whom Pelagia hires to play in Drosoula's taverna. He reminds her of Corelli. Iannis also idolizes Spiridon and asks Spiridon to teach him to play the bouzouki so that he can impress girls. Spiridon gets Iannis started playing Corelli's mandolin and when Corelli reappears, he shares that Spiridon is a relatively famous musician.
Spiridon Character Timeline in Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
The timeline below shows where the character Spiridon appears in Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 70. Excavation
...foreign women have kissed him. When Iannis is ten, Pelagia hires a bouzouki player named Spiridon. He plays with such spirit that even the stony-faced Germans dance. Both Pelagia and Iannis... (full context)
Chapter 71. Antonia Sings Again
Chapter 73. Restitution