Vangelis Film Composer Dies at 79
Vangelis, The Greek-born musician and composer who won the academy award for the film 'CHARIOTS OF FIRE'
Has died at the age of 79
On Tuesday, May 17, Lefteris Zermas, assistant of Vangelis, confirmed that the composer died at the hospital in Paris.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the prime minister of Greece, also confirmed his death. He tweeted ...
"Vangelis Papathanassiou is no longer among us,"
Vangelis began playing piano at the age of 4, but he never learned to read notes and write.
"Orchestration, composition - they teach these things in music schools, but there are some things you can never teach. You can't teach creation," Vangelis said in 1982
Vangelis's cause of death has not been revealed