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|Birth name||Ludwig Emil Tomas Göransson|
|Born||September 1, 1984|
|Birth place||Linköping, Östergötland, Sweden|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, arranger, musician, songwriter, record producer|
|Instruments||Piano, organ, keyboards, synthesizer, Clavinet, bass guitar, guitar, recorder, vocals|
Ludwig Emil Tomas Göransson (/ˈɡɔːrənsən/; Swedish: [ˈlɵ̌dːvɪɡ ˈjœ̂ːranˌsɔn]; born September 1, 1984) is a Swedish composer, conductor and record producer. He has scored films such as Fruitvale Station, the Rocky franchise entries Creed and Creed II, Venom, and Tenet. He also composed the new fanfare for Warner Bros. Pictures, as well as the fanfare for the Star Wars brand logo. For his work on the 2018 superhero film Black Panther, he won the Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media and the Academy Award for Best Original Score, and he was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Score. Göransson is also known for his work on American TV series like Community, Happy Endings, New Girl, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, and The Mandalorian, winning the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series for the last.
As a producer, he has frequently collaborated with Childish Gambino, producing his studio albums Camp, Because the Internet and “Awaken, My Love!” among others. Göransson's producing work on Gambino’s single “This Is America” was met with acclaim and accolades. The song earned him two Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Overall, his work with Gambino earned him six Grammy Award nominations.
Göransson was one of a few select few musicians to collaborate with Adele on her fourth studio album, 30. He co-wrote and produced the album’s opening track, “Strangers By Nature,” as well as “Wild Wild West,” one of three bonus tracks for the Target deluxe edition of the album.