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'Theory of Everything' composer dead

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Oscar-nominated Jóhann Jóhannsson, who churned out music for films like "Arrival", "Sicario" and "The Theory of Everything", was found dead in his apartment, his said.

He was 48.

Tim Husom, his manager, said that authorities are investigating and that an autopsy would be performed. The cause of death, thus far, is not known, reports variety.com.

In a statement, his agency said: "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. His music has inspired many new generations of filmmakers and composers. He will be so greatly missed by his Gorfaine/as well as the entire music community."

Johannsson, who died on Friday, often with conventional orchestra.

He received an Oscar, a and nominations for his 2014 score for "The Theory of Everything" and won for that score.

He received a nomination for 2015's "Sicario" and Golden Globe, and nominations for his music for "Arrival" in 2016.

His most recent score is "Mary Magdalene" with Rooney Mara for Garth Davis, which is slated to release here in March.

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

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 16:26 IST
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