Barði Jóhannson

Musician, Film music contributor

1975 –


Who is Barði Jóhannson?

Barði Jóhannsson is an Icelandic rock musician, film composer, writer, TV show host, author, clothing designer, short film director and more. He is mostly known for his work with Bang Gang, Lady & Bird, a side project alongside French artist Keren Ann and a new project with Jean-Benoît Dunckel called Starwalker.

Aside from these primary musical outlets, Barði has been involved in a vast array of other audio-visual projects, most significantly he has written music for commercials and for the National Theater of Iceland & Centre Dramatique d'Orleans; he has appeared at the Festival Aix En Provence; and he co-produced and co-directed short films.

Barði has also been active in terms of writing scores for movies and documentaries, such as Haxan and Óskar Jónasson’s Reykjavik Rotterdam, which won Best Original Film Score at the Icelandic Edda Film awards for the best original film score and was nominated for the Scandinavian Film Music Awards at Giff Film Festival. He wrote the score for the film Would You Rather with Daniel Hunt directed by David Guy Levy and the score for the film De toutes nos forces directed by Nils Tavernier.

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Sep 10, 1975
Also known as
  • Barði Jóhannsson
  • Jóhannsson, Barði
  • Bardi Johannsson
  • Lady&Bird
  • Iceland

on July 23, 2013


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