Vangelis, whose real name is Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassiou, is a Greek musician born on 29 March 1943 in Volos. He is a famous musician with a particular penchant for new age and electronic music. He is known for his many successful compositions, including the anthem of the 2002 Football World Cup. In 1970, Vangelis embarked on a solo career with the composition of the soundtrack to the film Sex Power. He repeated this type of project in 1973, establishing a close collaboration with the French director Frédéric Rossif. That same year he released his first official solo album, entitled "Earth", followed in 1975 by "Heaven and Hell", a record that was enthusiastically received by lovers of electronic music. Vangelis also wrote the music for the films Blade Runner and 1492: Christopher Columbus. This passionate self-taught artist is very interested in the cultural world. He is trilingual (Greek, French and English) and a multi-instrumentalist. He plays the darbouka and the djembe. The septuagenarian is also very comfortable with organs, samplers and synthesizers. If you want to play the greatest film music melodies composed by Vangelis, discover the digital scores available on our site. Play the titles that made the musician famous, such as Chariots of Fire or Conquest of Paradise. Choose a piano sheet music that is adapted to your level of musical practice, with or without reading aid. Vangelis was one of the most important figures in electronic music in the 1970s. He joins such great names as Jean-Michel Jarre, Klaus Schulze and Kraftwerk.