He moved to France and was a member of the group Aphrodite’s Child with vocalist Demis Rousos. When the group disbanded, Vangelis moved to London. His recordings with John Anderson of the group Yes were praised in music magazines and sold well. Vangelis’ score for Chariots of Fire made him an international star and the soundtrack album continues to be a best-seller.
Some of his works:
- Blade Runner (1982)
- Missing (1982)
- The Bounty (1984)
- 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)