Alec (Alexandros) Skoufis (1886-1932) was born in Alexandria (Egypt) and was the son of a wealthy family. His parents were Ioannis Skoufos and Elisabeth Abet. He studied music, initially in Alexandria and then in Europe. He was a professional tenor, while for some time he worked at the Athens Conservatory as an instructor. He published collections of poems and novels in French. He was murdered in Paris (France).