|Sofia Vembo was a leading Greek singer and actress active from the interwar period to the early postwar years and the 50s. She became best known for her performance of patriotic songs during the Greco-Italian War, when she was dubbed the "Songstress of Victory". Because of her role in the war and her efforts during the Axis occupation, she was awarded the rank of Major in the Greek Army.
The official 2010 BU Coin Set of the Hellenic Republic including all eight denominations (1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 cents and 1, 2 euro coins) as well as the 10 euro silver coin to commemorate the 100th aniversary of the birth of Sofia Vembo (1910-2010). It was issued in December 2010