Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou

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Birthday
29, 1943
Birthplace
Agria, Greece
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
29, 1943 (age 75)
Birthplace
Agria, Greece

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Academy Award winning composer who rose to fame under the professional moniker Vangelis. He is best known for his work on the 1981 historical drama Chariots of Fire and the science fiction masterpiece Blade Runner.

Before Fame

During the 1960's he worked with the bands Forminx and Aphrodite's Child.

Trivia

He created the official Anthem for the 2002 FIFA World Cup.

Family Life

He was married to a painter named Veronique Skawinska but the couple divorced.

Associated With

He has collaborated with directors Ridley Scott and Hugh Hudson.

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