Jóhann Jóhannsson, ‘Arrival’ and ‘The Theory of Everything’ Composer, Dies at 48

Jóhann Jóhannsson, the Academy Award–nominated and Golden Globe–winning composer, has died at age 48.

The cause of death is not known at this time, but the Icelandic musician passed away in Berlin yesterday after reportedly being missing for a few days.He only recently started scoring films, but made an impact immediately: Jóhannsson began collaborating with Denis Villeneuve on “Prisoners” and continued that partnership on both “Sicario” and “Arrival”; he also worked on “Blade Runner 2049” before ultimately leaving the project.Jóhannsson’s manger Tim Husom said in a statement, “I’m so very sad.

Today, I lost my friend who was one of the most talented musicians and intelligent people I knew.

We came a long way together.”The Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency also released a statement.

“We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our client and dear friend Jóhann Jóhannsson, whose great talent, humility and kindness enriched our lives immeasurably,

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