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Jóhann Jóhannsson (I) (1969–2018)


Jóhann Jóhannsson was born on September 19, 1969 in Reykjavík, Iceland. He was a composer, known for Sicario (2015), The Theory of Everything (2014) and Prisoners (2013). He died on February 9, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »

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(age 48) in Berlin, Germany

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 13 wins & 58 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Sicario Composer
(2015)
(2014)
Prisoners Composer
(2013)
Arrival Composer
(2016)

Filmography

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 2018 The Mercy (composer)
 2018/I Mandy
 2016 In the Dark Room (Short)
 2016 I blodet
 2016/II Arrival (music by)
 2015-2016 Ófærð (TV Series) (10 episodes)
- Episode #1.10 (2016)
- Episode #1.9 (2016)
- Episode #1.8 (2016)
- Episode #1.7 (2016)
- Episode #1.6 (2016)
 2016 A Man Returned (Documentary short)
 2016 Lovesong
 2015 Sicario
 2014 End of Summer (Documentary short)
 2014/I I Am Here
 2014 Så meget godt i vente (Documentary)
 2014 Tui na
 2013 McCanick
 2013 Prisoners
 2012 Sort hvid dreng (Documentary)
 2012 Free the Mind (Documentary)
 2012 Fu cheng mi shi (as Johann Johannsson)
 2012 For Ellen (as Johann Johannsson)
 2011/III Closure (Short) (as Johann Johannsson)
 2011 Junk Love (Short)
 2010/II The Good Life (Documentary)
 2010 The Miners' Hymns (Video documentary)
 2009 Drømme i København (Documentary)
 2008 Svartir englar (TV Series) (6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (2008)
- Episode #1.5 (2008)
- Episode #1.4 (2008)
- Episode #1.3 (2008)
- Episode #1.2 (2008)
 2008 Varmints (Short) (original music by)
 2007 Bræðrabylta (Short)
 2006 Uku ukai (Documentary short)
 2006 The Sea of Perdition (Short)
 2006 The Sun's Gone Dim (Video short)
 2006 Blóðbönd
 2005 Lake (Short)
 2005 Ashes and Snow (Documentary)
 2004 Dís
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Alternate Names:

Johann Johannsson
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[on influences] I tend to use references and influences from outside of film music, and I think for this one [Sicario (2015)], there's the percussive approach and the power of the percussion and this kind of relentless pulse, and also this kind of slow, mournful beat. For example, in this cue, which is called "The Beast," - and all throughout the score, really - I was influenced by industrial ... See more »

Trivia:

Lived in Berlin, Germany. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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