Vangelis parent: Who was Ulysses Papathanassiou?
Vangelis, the Greek prog-rocker and Oscar-winning composer for films like Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner, has died at the age of 79.
The influential artist born Evángelos Papathanassíou died late Tuesday night, a statement from Vangelis’ “private office” announced to his Elsewhere fan page Thursday. The Athens News Agency also confirmed the news of Vangelis’ death.
Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou born on 29 March 1943 –, known professionally as Vangelis ˈwas a Greek musician and composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, and orchestral music.
Vangelis father: Who is Ulysses Papathanassiou?
Ulysses Papathanassiou was Vangelis’s father, he gave birth on March 29, 1943. Ulysses Papathanassiou was born in 1900 and he died in 1982.
Ulysses was a caring father, who took care of Vangelis throughout his education level until his death in 1982.
Ulysses papathanassiou thought Vangelis how to play piano at the age of four years, he was never able to read or write music on paper. Vangelis. When he was six, his parents enrolled him in an Athens music school. Soon, he performed the first concert of his own compositions.