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Who Is Vangelis Father Ulysses Papathanassiou?

Vangelis was a Greek musician and composer of electronic, progressive, ambient, jazz, and orchestral music.

The next two years after the breakup of The Forminx were spent primarily in the studio, writing and producing other Greek musicians.


5,000 Lies, directed by Giorgos Konstantinou in 1966, and To Prosopo tis Medousas, directed by Nikos Koundouros in 1967, were the three Greek films for which he composed the soundtrack.

For director Jan Christian in 1966, for George Skalenakis in 1968, for Antique Rally in 1966, and for Giorgos Konstantinou in 1968, Vangelis composed soundtracks for Frenzy, Apollo Goes on Holiday, and 5,000 Lies.

Despite the political unrest caused by the 1967 coup, Vangelis, a 25-year-old Greek, decided to move to London in 1968 in order to continue his career.

For the following six years, he lived in Paris after being denied admission into the United Kingdom.

He formed Aphrodite’s Child with Demis Roussos, Loukas Sideras, and Anargyros “Silver” Koulouris in 1968, a progressive rock band.

Who Is Vangelis Father Ulysses Papathanassiou?

Greek musician Vangelis was born to Ulysses Papathanassiou alias Odysseus who happens to be his father. Ulysses Papathanassiou.

His father, Ulysses Papathanassiou worked in property and was an amateur sprinter. It is currently not known the woman Ulysses had Vangelis with.

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