Vangelis & Irene Papas

Vangelis & Irene Papas

Top Songs

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The River
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The Kolokotronei
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The Beauty of Your Virginity and the Splendor of Your Purity
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I See Your Bridal Chamber All Bedecked
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Oh, My Sweet Springtime

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Biography

Best known for his lush, Oscar-winning score to the 1981 film Chariots of Fire, Vangelis was among the most successful and admired electronic composers of his era. Born Evangelos Odyssey Papathanassiou in Volos, Greece on March 29, 1943, his nascent musical talent was recognized at an early age, but he refused to take piano lessons, instead teaching himself. After high school he formed the early-'60s pop group Formynx, soon the most popular act in Greece. After achieving stardom... Read more

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