Jóhann Jóhannsson

1969 - 2018

Jóhann Jóhannsson

Jóhann Gunnar Jóhannsson (Icelandic pronunciation: ​[ˈjouːhan ˈjouːhansɔn]; 19 September 1969 – 9 February 2018) was an Icelandic composer who wrote music for a wide array of media including theatre, dance, television, and films. His work is stylised by its blending of traditional orchestration with contemporary electronic elements.Jóhann released solo albums from 2002 onward. In 2016, he signed with Deutsche Grammophon, through which he released his last solo album, Orphée. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jóhann Jóhannsson has received more than 1,931,699 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,095th most popular musician.

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Among musicians, Jóhann Jóhannsson ranks 1,098 out of 2,258Before him are Billy Cox, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Sonny Stitt, Floyd Westerman, Bert Jansch, and Albert Lee. After him are Bob James, David Ellefson, Pepper Adams, John Abercrombie, James Jamerson, and Jim Root.

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Among people born in 1969, Jóhann Jóhannsson ranks 156Before him are Kathryn Morris, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Aziza Mustafa Zadeh, Prince Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark, Massimo Busacca, and Dacian Cioloș. After him are Stéphane Chapuisat, Wagner Lopes, Alexandra Hedison, Brian Krause, Ayelet Zurer, and D. B. Woodside. Among people deceased in 2018, Jóhann Jóhannsson ranks 260Before him are Mateja Matevski, Roberto Suazo Córdova, D. J. Fontana, Robert Kerman, Arthur Barnard, and Roy Bentley. After him are Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington, Rosenda Monteros, Jean Bourgain, David Goodall, Elizabeth Hawley, and Charlotte Rae.

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In Iceland

Among people born in Iceland, Jóhann Jóhannsson ranks 45 out of 122Before him are Benedikt Sigurðsson Gröndal (1924), Eiður Guðjohnsen (1978), Yrsa Sigurðardóttir (1963), Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson (1847), Gunnar Hansen (1947), and Sigurður Eggerz (1875). After him are Friðrik Þór Friðriksson (1954), Katrín Jakobsdóttir (1976), Ásgeir Sigurvinsson (1955), Jóhann Hafstein (1915), Baltasar Kormákur (1966), and Stefán Jóhann Stefánsson (null).

Among MUSICIANS In Iceland

Among musicians born in Iceland, Jóhann Jóhannsson ranks 2Before him are Björk (1965). After him are Ólafur Arnalds (1986), Jónsi (1975), and Georg Hólm (1976).

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