Magic Alex

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Magic Alex
Born
Yanni Alexis Mardas

(1942-05-02)2 May 1942
Died13 January 2017(2017-01-13) (aged 74)
Athens, Greece
OccupationElectronics engineer, security consultant
Spouse(s)Eufrosyne Doxiades

Yanni (later John) Alexis Mardas (Greek: Αλέξης Μάρδας; 2 May 1942 – 13 January 2017) was better known as Magic Alex, was a Greek electrical engineer and businessman. His nickname, "Magic Alex", was given to him by The Beatles when he worked with the group between 1965 and 1969, including being head of Apple Electronics. He was born in Athens, Greece.

Mardas died from complications of pneumonia in his apartment in Athens on 13 January 2017, aged 74.[1]

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  1. "Αλέξης Μάρδας: Όταν οι Beatles τον "έχρισαν" Magic Alex!" [Alexis Mardas: When the Beatles called him Magic Alex!]. Newsit.gr (in Greek). 13 January 2017. Retrieved 13 January 2017.

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