Hildur Guðnadóttir Wraps Up Her Sweep of an Entire Season’s Worth of Scoring Awards
Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s Sunday night Oscar win completed her clean sweep of top show-biz awards over the past five months.The Icelandic-born, Berlin-based cellist-composer won for her dark and disturbing “Joker” score.
She also won the BAFTA on Feb.
2, the Critics Choice award on Jan.
12, the inaugural Society of Composers & Lyricists award Jan.
7, and the Golden Globe on Jan.
5, all for “Joker.”She preceded those with an Emmy for the HBO miniseries “Chernobyl” on Sept.
15 and a Grammy for the soundtrack of that score on Jan.
26.“It’s been overwhelming at times, I’m not going to lie,” she told Scl Oscar reception attendees on Saturday, just hours before her Academy Award victory.Such a sweep may be unprecedented for a film and television composer.
Michael Giacchino appears to come the closest, with an Oscar, Grammy, BAFTA and Critics Choice award for “Up” all in less than two months
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