Vangelis

Vangelis

Vangelis  Greek Composer

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Vangelis is a 78 year old Greek Composer born on 27th March, 1943 in Volos, Greece. His zodiac sign is Aries

Vangelis is a member of the following lists: Best Original Music Score Academy Award winners, Atlantic Records artists and 1943 births.

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First Name Vangelis
Full Name at Birth Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou
Alternative Name Vangelis, Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou, Jon and Vangelis, Papathanassíou Vangélis, Vangelis Papathanasiou, Vangelis Papathanassiou, Aphrodite's Child, also Vangelis Kalafatis, Vangiles Papathalnassiou
Age 78 years
Birthday 27th March, 1943
Birthplace Volos, Greece
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Large
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Greek Orthodox
Ethnicity White
Nationality Greek
Occupation Text Composer, musician, record producer, arranger
Occupation Composer
Music Genre (Text) Electronic, Progressive Rock, Classical, New Age, ambient, avant-garde, experimental, new-age
Music Genre Electronic, Clinical
Year(s) Active 1961–present, 1963–present
Music Style New Age, Neo-Classical, Progressive Electronic, Ambient
Music Mood Reflective, Relaxed, Detached, Nocturnal, Hypnotic, Wintry, Calm/Peaceful, Ethereal, Smooth, Eerie, Clinical, Producer
Instrument Synthesizer, Keyboards, Arranger, Composer, Leader
Instrument (text) Piano, Synthesizer, Keyboards, Hammond organ, Drums, Percussion
Record Label Universal Music, RCA Records, Atlantic Records, Sony Music, Warner Bros. Records, Polydor, Deutsche Grammophon, Universal, RCA, Atlantic, Sony, Warner Bros., Decca
Associated Acts Aphrodite's Child, Jon & Vangelis, Demis Roussos, Yes, The Forminx, Aphrodite's Child
Official Websites www.allmovie.com/artist/vangelis-p115151, www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/vangelis

Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou (Greek: Ευάγγελος Οδυσσέας Παπαθανασίου born 29 March 1943), known professionally as Vangelis (; Greek: Βαγγέλης ), is a Greek musician and composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, and orchestral music. He is best known for his Academy Award-winning score to Chariots of Fire (1981), as well as for composing scores to the films Blade Runner (1982), Missing (1982), Antarctica (1983), The Bounty (1984), 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), and Alexander (2004), and for the use of his music in the 1980 PBS documentary Cosmos: A Personal Voyage by Carl Sagan.

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wjerryzwjerryzOct 15, 2020

Vangelis is the master of masters. The tune The Bounty. End credits. With the cowbells. Is the best artistry I have ever heard from his creations. He is the best. Very inventive.

halfgoofyhalfgoofyAug 23, 2019

shared a link: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/celebrity/vangelis

halfgoofyhalfgoofyAug 23, 2019

shared a link: https://www.allmovie.com/artist/vangelis-p115151


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