Arrival composer Jóhann Jóhannsson has died at the age of 48

Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson, known for his moody, minimalist scores for films such as Sicario, and Arrival has died, according to a post on his official Facebook page. Jóhannsson was 48 years old, and no cause of death has been given.

Jóhannsson grew up in Reykjavík, and played guitar in a variety of indie rock bands before founding a music label that encouraged collaboration between various musical genres, which sparked his own musical experiments. He released his first album, Englabörn, in 2002, and he eventually moved on to score films like Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners, Sicario and Arrival, James Marsh’s The Theory of Everything, and Darren Aronofsky’s mother!, and many others. He later joined Villeneuve once again to score…

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