Vangelis died in Paris on May 17, 2022 at the age of 79. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed musicians of his generation.
Fans of Vangelis (Chariots of Fire, ...) along with the rest of the music world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Vangelis, a cultural icon
Born Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou in Volos on March 29, 1943, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in Greek history. Vangelis was not just a great musician, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy will continue to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique musical heritage.
Although Vangelis is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Vangelis.
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