Jóhann Jóhannsson

Deutsche Grammophon


Jóhann Jóhannsson is a Berlin-based composer originally from Iceland. His varied and eclectic output includes commissioned works for Bang on A Can, Theatre of Voices and the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra as well as a collaboration with the New York-based experimental filmmaker Bill Morrison on the film The Miners’ Hymns. His debut album “Englabörn” appeared in 2002 and he has since released 5 solo albums on the labels Touch and 4AD.He has composed music for the theatre and contemporary dance and was the founder of the Reykjavik based art collective Kitchen Motors. Read More...