Incredibly talented film composer Johann Johannsson found dead aged 48



Johann Johannsson, an award-winning composer and producer who combined classical sounds and modern electronics on the acclaimed soundtracks to "The Theory of Everything" and "Sicario", has died at age 48.

Johannsson was found dead Friday at his apartment in Berlin, where authorities were investigating the cause of death, said Tim Husom, his Los Angeles-based manager.

'It's with profound sadness we confirm the passing of our dear friend Jóhann.

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

Back in 2014, he was nominated for a BAFTA, Grammy, as well as an Oscar for the music he created for The Theory of Everything.

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"We have lost one of the most talented and brilliant people who we had the privilege of knowing and working with".

He was nominated for an Oscar in 2016 for the soundtrack to Dennis Villeneuve's Federal Bureau of Investigation thriller "Sicario".

His most ambitious albums included "IBM 1401, A User's Manual", inspired by the early mass-manufactured computer.

Jóhannsson is survived by his parents, a daughter, and three sisters.

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