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Ludwig Göransson        

Award Winning Composer, Conductor & Record Producer; Known for Marvel's "Black Panther" and "Creed"

Ludwig Göransson is a composer, conductor and record producer. He is known for his work on "Black Panther, "Creed" and "Venom." He is a frequent collaborator of director Ryan Coogler and rapper Childish Gambino.

Göransson was born and raised in Sweden. In 2007, he moved to the United States to study in the Scoring for Motion Picture and Television program at the University of Southern California. After graduating, he began assisting composer Theodore Shapiro, working on films like "Marley & Me" and "Jennifer's Body." In 2009, Göransson received his breakthrough when he began composing for the NBC comedy series "Community."

His feature film debut as a composer was the critically acclaimed drama "Fruitvale Station," directed by Ryan Coogler and starring Michael B. Jordan. Later that year he also composed the score for comedy film "We're the Millers." Göransson continued his partnership with Ryan Coogler, working on "Creed" in 2015 and Marvel's "Black Panther" in 2018.

In addition to working in film as a composer, Göransson is also a music producer, often working with Childish Gambino. He was a co-writer and producer on Gambino's debut album, "Camp" and the follow-up album "Because the Internet." He was also a co-writer and producer of "Awaken, My Love!," featuring hit single, "Redbone." The album and song earned Göransson his first Grammy nominations.

Göransson produced and co-wrote "This is America," which earned him two Grammy awards for record and song of the year at the 2019 Grammy Awards. He also received a Grammy award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for his work on "Black Panther." At the 91st Annual Academy Awards, Göransson also received the Oscar for Best Original Score for his work on "Black Panther."

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