Kjartan Sveinsson is an Icelandic multi-instrumentalist and composer. He plays a very important part in the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós. Kjartan also composed scores for the 2005 Academy Award nominated short film Síðasti bærinn (The Last Farm), for award winning director Ramin Bahrani’s 2009 short film Plastic Bag which features the narration of legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog, and for the 2009 film Ondine directed by Neil Jordan. Kjartan also contributes to Sigur Rós’s orchestral and string arrangements, along with the group Amiina.
Kjartan Sveinsson (IS)January 17, 2013