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.
During the 1960's he worked with the bands Forminx and Aphrodite's Child.
He created the official Anthem for the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
He was married to a painter named Veronique Skawinska but the couple divorced.