Aristeidis Nikolaidis

Archon Protopsaltes of the Great Church of Christ

He was born in 1851 in Constantinople, and was shown a strong performer of psaltic art. A student of John Protopsaltes, he sung in the Patriarchal Church for 29 consequetive years, passing through all stages of the cantor hierarchy.

First Domestikos in 1882.
Archon Lambadarios, from 1888 to 1905.
Archon Protopsaltes, from 1905 to 1911.
He died in 1923.