Jóhann Jóhannsson  

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Jóhann Jóhannsson (19 September 1969 – 9 February 2018) was an Icelandic composer who released solo albums from 2002 onward, and composed music for a wide array of media including theatre, dance, TV and films.

In 2016 Jóhann signed with Deutsche Grammophon through which he released his last solo album Orphée. Some of his works in film include the original scores for Denis Villeneuve's Prisoners, Sicario, and Arrival and James Marsh's The Theory of Everything. Jóhann was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Score for both The Theory of Everything and Sicario, and won a Golden Globe for Best Original Score for The Theory of Everything. He was a music and sound consultant on Mother!, directed by Darren Aronofsky.




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