Angelos Seraidaris was born in Dresden to Greek parents, Constantine Seraidaris and Marianthi Zervoudakis. At the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the father had moved his family from Dresden to Lausanne in fear of being imprisoned would Greece be involved. The Seraidaris children enrolled in the finest schools of Lausanne and graduated there. Angelos studied piano with Louis Breitner, who was a student of Franz Liszt and Artur Rubinstein. At the end of the War in 1919 the Seraidaris family returned to Dresden. Angelos continued his studies in piano with Robert Teichmüller (1863-1939), who was director of the Meister Klasse in Leipzig and was considered the best piano instructor in Europe at the time. Angelos was introduced to Nelly's at the time she was studying photography in Dresden around 1920 by his uncle Konstantine Zervoudakis. On 14 November 1929 Angelos and Nelly's were married and lived fifty-eight years in harmonious togetherness [Nelly's Self-Portrait 1989, p.127-139].