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Vangelis

Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock andorchestralmusic, under the artist name Vangelis.

He is best known for his Academy Award-winning score for the film Chariots of Fire, and scores for the films Blade Runner,1492:Conquest of Paradise and Alexander. Vangelis began his professional musical career working with several popular bands ofthe1960s such as The Forminx and Aphrodite's Child, with the latter's album 666 going on to be recognized as apsychedelic"classic". Throughout the 1970s, Vangelis composed musi ...read more

Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou is a Greek composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, pop rock andorchestralmusic, under the artist name Vangelis.

He is best known for his Academy Award-winning score for the film Chariots of Fire, and scores for the films Blade Runner,1492:Conquest of Paradise and Alexander. Vangelis began his professional musical career working with several popular bands ofthe1960s such as The Forminx and Aphrodite's Child, with the latter's album 666 going on to be recognized as apsychedelic"classic". Throughout the 1970s, Vangelis composed music scores for several animal documentaries, includingL'Apocalypse DesAnimaux, La Fête sauvage and Opéra sauvage; the success of these scores brought him into the film scoringmainstream. In theearly 1980s, Vangelis formed a musical partnership with Jon Anderson, the lead singer of progressive rockband Yes, and the duowent on to release several albums together as Jon & Vangelis. In 1981, he composed the score for theOscar-winning filmChariots of Fire. The soundtrack's single, "Titles", won Vangelis the Academy Award for Best Original MusicScore and alsoreached the top of the American Billboard.

In a career spanning 50 years, writing and composing more than 52 albums, Vangelis is also regarded by some music criticsasone of the greatest living composers of electronic music. « hide

Similar Bands: Jon and Vangelis, Mike Oldfield, Jeff Wayne, Aphrodite's Child, Goblin

LPs
El Greco OST
2007

Alexander Original Soundtrack
2004

3.7
7 Votes
Mythodea
2001

4.2
3 Votes
El Greco
1998

3.4
8 Votes
Portraits (So Long Ago, So Clear)
1996

3.7
3 Votes
Oceanic
1996

3.2
6 Votes
Voices
1995

3.8
9 Votes
Foros Timis Ston Greco
1995

Blade Runner Soundtrack
1994

4.4
128 Votes
1492: Conquest of Paradise
1992

4.5
20 Votes
The City
1990

3.6
9 Votes
Themes
1989

4.3
6 Votes
Direct
1988

3.8
6 Votes
Vangelis & Irene Papas - Rapsodies
1986

Invisible Connections
1985

Mask
1985

3.5
1 Votes
Soil Festivities
1984

4
3 Votes
Antartica
1983

3.5
4 Votes
Chariots Of Fire
1981

4.2
7 Votes
Opéra sauvage
1979

4
4 Votes
China
1979

3.5
4 Votes
Odes
1979

Beaubourg
1978

2.5
1 Votes
Spiral
1977

3.4
5 Votes
Ignacio
1977

La Fête Sauvage
1976

Albedo 0.39
1976

3.4
14 Votes
Heaven and Hell
1975

3.9
16 Votes
L'Apocalypse Des Animaux
1973

3.8
5 Votes
Earth
1973

3.8
2 Votes
Fais Que Ton Rêve Soit Plus Long Que La Nuit
1971

3
1 Votes
Sex Power
1969

4.5
1 Votes
Compilations
Odyssey: The Definitive Collection
2003

4.5
1 Votes
Reprise 1990-1999
2000

3.8
2 Votes

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