Vangelis

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Ευάγγελος Οδυσσέας Παπαθανασίου (Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou)
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NOTE: If credited as Evangelos Papathanassiou or any other name with Papathanassiou, please use that entry!
Born on March 29, 1943 in Agria, Greece, Died from complications due to treatment of COVID-19 on May 17, 2022 in a Paris, France hospital. Vangelis started writing music when he was 4 and performed his first live concert at age 6.

He started his career as a member of The Forminx. In the sixties, he was a founding member of Aphrodite's Child along with Demis Roussos and Lucas Sideras. He also enjoyed succes as part of Jon & Vangelis early in the eighties. A talented composer, producer and musician, Vangelis is famous for composing soundtracks to films such as 'Blade Runner', 'Chariots Of Fire' and '1492: Conquest of Paradise'. Vangelis has made over 60 albums, many of them collaborations.
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ACBC 00258 L'Apocalypse Des Animaux — Vangelis Vangelis L'Apocalypse Des Animaux (Album) Polydor ACBC 00258 UK 1973 Sell This Version
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VEL-1019 Earth — Vangelis Vangelis O.* Earth (Album) Vertigo VEL-1019 US 1974 Sell This Version
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LPL1-5110-G Heaven And Hell — Vangelis Vangelis Heaven And Hell (Album) RCA LPL1-5110-G Australia 1975 Sell This Version
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SAG 9069 La Fēte Sauvage — Vangelis Vangelis La Fēte Sauvage (Album) CAM SAG 9069 Italy 1976 Sell This Version
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RS 1080 Albedo 0.39 — Vangelis Vangelis Albedo 0.39 (Album) RCA Victor RS 1080 France 1976 Sell This Version
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ZDK1-7114 Ignacio — Vangelis Vangelis Ignacio (Album) CAM ZDK1-7114 Spain 1977 Sell This Version
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APL1-2627 Spiral — Vangelis Vangelis Spiral (Album) RCA Victor APL1-2627 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
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CR 3037 Hypothesis — Vangelis Vangelis Hypothesis (Album) Bellaphon, Charly Records CR 3037 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
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CR 3040 The Dragon — Vangelis Vangelis The Dragon (Album) Charly Records CR 3040 Germany 1978 Sell This Version
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PL-25155 Beaubourg — Vangelis Vangelis Beaubourg (Album) RCA Victor PL-25155 Netherlands 1978 Sell This Version
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PD-1-6199, 2310 658 China = 中國 — Vangelis Vangelis China = 中國 (Album) Polydor, Polydor PD-1-6199, 2310 658 US 1979 Sell This Version
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2480 551 Opera Sauvage — Vangelis Vangelis Opera Sauvage (Album) Polydor 2480 551 New Zealand 1979 Sell This Version
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3169 241 Odes — Vangelis Irene Papas, Vangelis Irene Papas, Vangelis - Odes (Album) Polydor 3169 241 France 1980 Sell This Version
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2302 101 See You Later — Vangelis Vangelis See You Later (Album) Polydor 2302 101 Ireland 1980 Sell This Version
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3170 602 Chariots Of Fire — Vangelis Vangelis Chariots Of Fire (Album) Polydor, 20th Century Fox, Polydor, 20th Century Fox 3170 602 Australia 1981 Sell This Version
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28CM 0120 Antarctica (Music From Koreyoshi Kurahara's Film) = 南極物語 — Vangelis Vangelis Antarctica (Music From Koreyoshi Kurahara's Film) = 南極物語 (Album) Polydor 28CM 0120 Japan 1983 Sell This Version
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823 396-4 Soil Festivities — Vangelis Vangelis Soil Festivities (Album) Polydor, Polydor 823 396-4 Germany 1984 Sell This Version
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415 196-2 Invisible Connections — Vangelis Vangelis Invisible Connections (Album) Deutsche Grammophon 415 196-2 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
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825 245-1 Mask — Vangelis Vangelis Mask (Album) Polydor 825 245-1 Italy 1985 Sell This Version
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AC 259149 Direct — Vangelis Vangelis Direct (Album) Arista AC 259149 Turkey 1988 Sell This Version
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ZWIC 5125 The City — Vangelis Vangelis The City (Album) EastWest ZWIC 5125 South Africa 1990 Sell This Version
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EOS-591 Eureka, live at Rotterdam 1991 — Vangelis Vangelis Eureka, live at Rotterdam 1991(CD, Album) Eye Of The Storm (2) EOS-591 Mexico 1991 Sell This Version
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WX497C, 4509-91014-4 1492 – Conquest Of Paradise (Music From The Original Soundtrack) — Vangelis Vangelis 1492 – Conquest Of Paradise (Music From The Original Soundtrack) (Album) EastWest WX497C, 4509-91014-4 Poland 1992 Sell This Version
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E2 96574 Blade Runner — Vangelis Vangelis Blade Runner (Album) EastWest E2 96574 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
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82853-2 Voices — Vangelis Vangelis Voices (Album) EastWest, EastWest 82853-2 US 1995 Sell This Version

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christofzen

christofzen

May 27, 2022
edited 9 months ago
I MISS YOU ALREADY VANGELI. AM PROUD THAT I AM A GREEK GUY LIKE YOU!I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU.THERE IS NO ONE LIKE YOU!AND THERE WILL NEVER BE AGAIN.
VANGELIS....THE GOD OF MUSIC!!!
vitor59

vitor59

May 23, 2022
J'ai entendu Vangelis pour la première fois en 1972 et depuis je n'ai jamais cessé d'écouter sa musique, dans les mauvais et les bons moments que la vie nous offre. Repose en paix Grand Maître ton œuvre est éternelle et continuera d'être entendue par les Humains et les Dieux de l'Olympe auxquels tu as désormais adhéré.
DrJD

DrJD

May 20, 2022
"Blade Runner Blues", "Reve", "Le Singe bleu", the first movement of "Soil Festivities" ...
You made the world a more beautiful place. God speed, Vangelis, and thank you.
Momento_Cultural

Momento_Cultural

May 20, 2022
edited 9 months ago
You go but your legacy stays, RIP, keyboard lord always!!!
REGE.SATANAS

REGE.SATANAS

May 20, 2022
Gone forever, never forgotten. RIP Have a great last odysse.
DIRTYVINYL

DIRTYVINYL

May 20, 2022
R.I.P the music maestro Vangelis, a true pioneer in sound
Alain_Patrick

Alain_Patrick

May 20, 2022
Jean-Michel Jarre: “Dear Vangelis,
We will all remember your unique touch and your moving melodies forever.
You & I have always shared the same passion for synthesizers and electronic music since so long…
May you Rest In Peace”
JMJ x
Cadmium_Red

Cadmium_Red

May 19, 2022
This one really hurts. Vangelis has been my musical muse for so long! Farewell!
Mr_Fixx

Mr_Fixx

May 19, 2022
RiP Evángelos and may your journey through the stars be glorious.
JorgAusfelt

JorgAusfelt

May 19, 2022
edited 9 months ago
Exactly 3 weeks (26 April) after Klaus Schulze, another hero of mine, left us so does Evángelos Papathanassíou. And I started listening to them at about the same time in 1977. So Long Ago, So Clear. Goodbye, and Thank You!

/J, Sweden
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