Famous Greek Vangelis Papathanasiou discography is known in all world. You have surely listenned on the TV, in great american movies. He is one the of the most famous movies composer. Who is Vangelis ?
Vangelis is actually Evangelos Odysseas Papathanasiou. He is born in 1943, near Volos, in Greece. He is composer of electonic, progressive, ambient and orchestral music. He is best known for his Academy Award-wining score for the film Chariots of Fire in 1981. The soundtrack’s single « Titles » reached the top of the American Billboard Hot 100 chart and was used as the background music at the London 2012 Olympics winners’ medal presentation ceremonies.
He is also famous music movies composer for the following films:
- Blade Runner score in 1982 (nominated Golden Globes).
- Antartica Vangelis album in 1983
- 1492: Conquest of Paradise score in 1992
- His music in the PBS documentary Cosmos : A personal Voyage by Carl Sagan.
In a 50 years’ career, he wrote and composed more than 52 albums, Vangelis is one of the greatest composers of electronic music of all time.
Greek Vangelis Papathanasiou discography is the following :
If you like Vangelis music, clicking the below frame on the right, buy Vangelis « The collection » album 2012 including Blade Runner score, Titles from Chariots of fire and Conquest of Paradise score.