Johann Johannsson, Oscar-Nominated Composer of 'The Theory of Everything,' Dead at 48

Oscar-Nominated Composer

Johann Johannsson

Dead at 48

2/10/2018 10:58 AM PST

Johann Johannsson — the man behind the original scores of films like “Arrival,” “Sicario,” “The Theory of Everything” and “Prisoners” — died Friday in Berlin … according to his manager.

Johannsson was reportedly found dead in his apartment, and Berlin authorities are investigating. The cause of death is unknown at this time.

The Icelandic-born composer has been one of Hollywood’s hottest in recent years, earning 2 Academy Award nominations in back-to-back years for “Sicario” and ‘Theory of Everything.’ He also got a Golden Globe nom for “Arrival” last year and won for ‘Theory.’

Johann worked on compositions for theater and TV too, and performed as a solo musician.

He’s survived by his daughter, parents and 3 sisters. He was 48.