Ludwig Göransson
Ludwig Göransson

Ludwig Göransson

About Ludwig Göransson

Although composer Ludwig Göransson's father wanted to call him Albert (after bluesman Albert King), his mother insisted that the baby be named after Beethoven.

∙ Göransson met future Black Panther director Ryan Coogler at a party while they were both attending USC. He has since scored all of Coogler’s films.
∙ Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) met Göransson on the set of the TV show Community and asked him to coproduce his debut album, Camp.
∙ For the movie Creed, he recorded ambient sound at a Philadelphia boxing gym and worked it into the score.
∙ In 2019, Göransson’s score for Black Panther won him both an Academy Award and a Grammy Award.
∙ Göransson coproduced the band HAIM’s breakthrough EP, which hit No. 1 on the Billboard Dance chart.
∙ Göransson locked himself in his studio for a month while composing the score for the Star Wars spin-off TV series The Mandalorian.

  • HOMETOWN
    Linkoping, Sweden
  • BORN
    September 1, 1984

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