Vangelis is the stage name of the Greek keyboard player and composer Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou. Vangelis has played in rock and prog-rock groups, but is primarily known as a composer of electronic music and as a solo artist. His work with the Greek psychedelic band Aphrodite's Child garnered him his first recognition. Their 1972 album 666 (Vertigo) was hailed as a psychedelic masterpiece. Vangelis is renown for his soundtracks to the 1980’s films Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner. He is also a painter and has been showing his work in small galleries in Europe since 2000.
Vangelis seldom makes public appearances and rarely gives interviews, preferring to make music alone in his studio. He was... Read More
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Rock, Progressive, Soundtracks, Film Score, New Age, Electronic New Age