Johann Johannsson

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Birthday
19, 1969
Birthplace
Iceland
Death Date
Feb 9, 2018 (48)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
19, 1969
Birthplace
Iceland
Death Date
Feb 9, 2018 (48)

About

Acclaimed composer known for his minimalistic and film-influenced music. His electronic and classical-fusion albums include IBM 1401, A User's Manual (2006) and Fordlandia (2008).

Before Fame

He released his influential debut album, Englabörn, in 2002.

Trivia

His score for a short film called Varmints won awards at both the Rhode Island International Film Festival and the Sapporo International Short Film Festival.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Reykjavík, Iceland. He later performed in London, Prague, Paris, and other major cities.

Associated With

He and singer Bjork both had successful careers as Icelandic musicians.