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91st Oscars Onstage Speech Transcript: MUSIC (ORIGINAL SCORE)

SPEECH BY: Ludwig Goransson

FILM: "Black Panther"


Thank you, Ryan Coogler. Ryan, Ryan working with you has been an incredible honor. I remember 12 years ago we were sitting in our dorm at USC writing the score for your first short film and we’re here twelve years later, you know, celebrating one of the most important cinematic moments in history. I want to share this award with all the incredible African artists that I worked with on the score, Baaba Maal, Massamba Diop and all the classical musicians in London that recorded on the score. And everyone else I want to share this award with, my mom and dad and sister, they insisted that I play guitar. And my wife Serena, I love you so much. Thank you.



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