Geir Johnson death – obituary : 68, a Composer, writer, and initiator of culture projects passed away

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Geir Johnson death – obituary, cause of death : Geir Johnson 68, of Fredrikstad, is died. He passed away on September 16, 2021.

Geir was Composer, writer, and initiator of culture projects. He was born on June 13, 1953 and received his first musical training as a soprano soloist in boys’ choirs in Oslo, accompanied by music training in piano and singing and choral conducting studies with Knut Nystedt.

Johnson shows career spanned many years of choral conducting, from a short career as a singer and keyboardist in a rock band to a performance artist in multi-artist collective named The TRASH Ensemble.

A musicologist, philosopher and social sciences at the University of Oslo and also the University of Bergen, getting his Ph.D. in 1983. Geir was a visiting scholar at the CCRMA, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford University in 1988-89.

In 2010, he was invited as visiting composer to the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, Italy, he was mainly an autodidact as a composer and having written over 60 works for different ensembles, soloists, and occasions.

His own show career spanned many years of choral conducting, from a short career as a singer and keyboardist in a rock band to a performance artist in multi-artist collective named The TRASH Ensemble.

He was invited as visiting composer to the Rockefeller Foundation in Bellagio, Italy, he was mainly an autodidact as a composer and having written over 60 works for different ensembles, soloists, and occasions.

Cause of death:

The circumstances surrounding the actual cause of death had not been made public as at the time of writing this report.