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Vangelis at the premiere o El Greco (2007)
Background information
Birth nameEvanghelos Odysseas Papathanassiou
Born (1943-03-29) 29 Mairch 1943 (age 76)
Agria, Italian-occupied Greece
OreiginVolos, Greece
GenresElectronic, progressive rock, clessical, ambient
ThriftComposer, muisicker, record producer, arranger
InstrumentsPiano, synthesizer, keybuirds, Hammond organ, drums, percussion
Years active1946–present
LabelsUniversal, RCA, Atlantic, Sony, Warner Bros., Polydor, Deutsche Grammophon
Associate actsAphrodite's Child, Jon & Vangelis, Demis Roussos

Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou (Greek: Ευάγγελος Οδυσσέας Παπαθανασίου [evˈaɲɟelos oðiˈseas papaθanaˈsiu]; born 29 March 1943), known professionally as Vangelis (Greek: Βαγγέλης [vaɲˈɟelis]), is a Greek componer o electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, an orchestral muisic.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Thomas S. Hischak (2015). The Encyclopedia of Film Composers. Rowman & Littlefield. pp. 386–388. ISBN 9781442245501.