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Brass Machine

Survived Eight Home Games

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Biography:
Born: 1943/03/29
Birth Place: Volos, Greece
Years Active: 1961–present
Genres: Instrumental Music, Electronic Music, Progressive Rock, Classical, New Age

Evangelos Odysseas Papathanassiou was born on March 29, 1943 near Volos, Greece, and is a composer known by his stage name Vangelis. His musical compositions incorporate an electronic/ambient sound fused with jazz, pop and rock music. In a career that has spanned over 50 years, and produced more than 52 albums, Vangelis beginnings as a self-taught musician started at the age of 4. By the time he was a teenager he was playing in local bands. He began his professional musical career in the 1960s as part of the band The Forminx. In 1968, during the student riots in Greece, Vangelis formed the progressive rock band, Aphrodite's Child. As the 1970s emerged, Vangelis relocated to Paris, France and... Continue Bio >>

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