Jóhann Jóhannsson


Jóhann Gunnar Jóhannsson (19 September 1969 – 9 February 2018) was an Icelandic composer who wrote music for a wide array of media including theatre, dance, television and films. His work is stylised by its blending of traditional orchestration with contemporary electronic elements.


Jóhann released solo albums from 2002 onward. In 2016, he 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 PrisonersSicario, 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 in 2017. His scores for Mary Magdalene and Mandy were released posthumously.


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Year Album Label Tracks
The Mercy 2018 The Mercy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Deutsche Grammophon 22
Mary Magdalene 2018 Mary Magdalene (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Milan Records 13
Mandy 2018 Mandy (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Lakeshore Records 15
Arrival 2016 Arrival (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Deutsche Grammophon 20
Sicario 2015 Sicario (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Varèse Sarabande 18
Prisoners 2013 Prisoners (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) WaterTower Music 16