Oscar-Nominated Composer Johann Johannsson Dead at 48

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Rosalie Voss, who runs the European office of Redbird Music, told the Associated Press that the cause of death was unknown and that police were investigating.

Joann was nominated at the Oscars, the Grammys and BAFTA for The Theory of Everything in 2014, and won the Golden Globe for his score. He was nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA for Sicario the following year and for the score to Arrival in 2016. "There are shared sensibilities".

Johann Johannsson studied piano and trombone at the age of 11, but he later ditched them because he found them to be to constraining. "And then there are some films where you need a more aggressive approach".

"Today, I lost my friend who was one of the most talented musicians and intelligent people I knew", Husom said in a statement Saturday. "We came a long way together".

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Johannsson also recorded several albums of his own, including "Fordlandia" and "Orphee". He was a brilliant collaborator with a wholly unique approach to sound and music.

"It is with profound sadness that we confirm the passing of our dear friend Johann". His music has inspired many new generations of filmmakers and composers.

Elijah Wood also paid tribute to the composer, who wrote the soundtrack for Mandy, a film Wood produced. Updated with Darren Aronofsky's statement.

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