Vangelis, aka Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou, was a Greek musician and composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, and classical orchestral music has died at the age of 79. Following the news of Vangelis’s death, tributes began pouring in online for the musician, with fans offering condolences to friends and family. One user said, “Dear Vangelis, We will all remember your unique touch and moving melodies forever. You & I have always shared the same passion for synthesizers and electronic music since so long…May you Rest In Peace, JMJ.” While another said, “Unfortunate news: he has left us at 79 years old Vangelis, the Greek composer author among other works of the BSO of “Chariots of Fire” and “Blade Runner.” Thanks for your music. Rest in peace.” While another user tweeted that “Chariots of Fire” and “Blade Runner” were among the most innovative and influential scores in the medium’s history. My personal favorite melody of his was “Conquest of Paradise.” A true musical pioneer. Thank you.”
What was Vangelis’s Net Worth?
Vangelis Net Worth
$1 Million to $2 Million USD
Vangelis, aka Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou, was a Greek musician and composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, and classical orchestral music. He was born on 29 March 1943 in Agria, Greece; he was 79 years old at his demise. Vangelis’ big break came when he was tapped to score the 1981 British historical sports drama Chariots of Fire. He composes titles such as Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner (1982), Antarctica (1983), Missing (1982), The Bounty (1984), Oliver Stone’s Alexander (2004), and 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992). He also composed an original score for a cosmic tribute to the late Stephen Hawking, used at his memorial in 2018. Vangelis said in 2016, “I prefer to have the music as pure as possible,” added, “I don’t want to say, ‘Oh yes, this is good, this is not good, I have to do it again.’ I don’t want to do it again. I want to do it once. It’s no good, I do another one.”
The estimated Net Worth of Vangelis is between $1 Million to $2 Million USD.
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