Vangelis

Born 29 March 1943
Vangelis
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1943-03-29
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Vangelis

Vangelis Biography (Wikipedia)

Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou (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, also composing scores for the films Blade Runner, Missing, Antarctica, The Bounty, 1492: Conquest of Paradise, and Alexander, and the use of his music in the PBS documentary Cosmos: A Personal Voyage by Carl Sagan.

Vangelis began his career working with several popular bands of the 1960s such as the Forminx and Aphrodite's Child, with the latter's album 666 going on to be recognized as a progressive-psychedelic rock classic. Throughout the 1970s, Vangelis composed music scores for several animal documentaries, including L'Apocalypse des Animaux, La Fête sauvage and Opéra sauvage; the success of these scores brought him into the film scoring mainstream. In the early 1980s, Vangelis formed a musical partnership with Jon Anderson, the lead singer of progressive rock band Yes, and the duo went on to release several albums together as Jon & Vangelis.

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Chariots of Fire
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I'll Find My Way Home
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I'll Find My Way Home
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Love Theme
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Love Theme
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Blade Runner (Main Titles)
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Blade Runner (Main Titles)
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La Petite Fille
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La Petite Fille
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Missing
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Missing
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Conquest Of Paradise
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Conquest Of Paradise
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La Mort Du Loup
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La Mort Du Loup
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Tears In Rain
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Tears In Rain
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Main Titles
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Main Titles
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1492 Conquest Of Paradise
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1492 Conquest Of Paradise
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Chariots of Fire (1981): Main Title
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Chariots of Fire (1981): Main Title
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Chariots Of Fire Theme
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Chariots Of Fire Theme
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Titans (Alexander Soundtrack)
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Titans (Alexander Soundtrack)
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Ask The Mountains
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Ask The Mountains
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I'll Find My Way Home
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I'll Find My Way Home
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Albedo 0.39
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Albedo 0.39
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