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Oscar-winning Swedish composer Ludwig Göransson on improv, Metallica, and the therapy of making music

By Doris Daga

Photo: Daniel Jack Lyons

The shelves of Ludwig Göransson’s Los Angeles home are lined with Grammys, Emmys and now two Oscars. The Swedish producer slash-composer practically writes the soundtrack to life itself, working with the world’s biggest artists - from Adele to Childish Gambino - and scoring the world’s biggest films, including Oppenheimer, Black Panther and Tenet. If real life superheroes exist, Göransson might just be one of them