Swede wins Oscar best original score

Swede wins Oscar best original score


norman lebrecht

February 25, 2019

Ludwig Göransson won an Oscar at the first attempt for his soundtrack to Black Panther.

He defeated favourites Alexandre Desplat and Terence Blanchard.

Göransson, 34, had an orchestra work premiered by the Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra when he was 17. He studied jazz at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and  is married to the American violinist Serena McKinney.


  • Mark (London) says:

    Listen to it ! Basically stereotypical African percussion music ! Academy voters no nothing about music.The 2019 was All about promoting the “Black view “ of movies ! Feeling guilty for some reason !

    • Kram says:

      Of course the percussive syncopations are going to be African for this movie that takes place in Africa, you nit. Göransson
      aced the compositions.

  • guest3 says:

    Very well deserved!