Vangelis, composer of Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner soundtracks, dies aged 79

Vangelis, the Greek composer and musician whose synth-focused work brought huge drama to film soundtracks including Blade Runner and Chariots of Fire, has died at the age of 79. His representatives said he died in hospital in France where he was being treated. Born Evángelos Odysséas Papathanassíou in 1943, Vangelis won an Oscar for his …

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