Nikos Papavranoussis was born in Athens. From the age of 16 he began to play drums and play in various small groups in the mid 80's. He started drum lessons in Athens in '86 with Arion Kaloneos. ΄ 88 went to Paris to study at the Dante Agostini School of Drums, the first school of drums in Europe (Paris 1964). He graduated from school in 1992 with the first prize of the School "Congratulations and Congratulations" (1er Prix à l'unanimité et Félicitations) and received the diploma of Professor of the School (C.E.S.M.A.).