Mowg (composer)

Lee Sung-hyun (이성현, born in 1972), also known as Mowg (Korean모그; RRMogeu), is a bassist and composer of primarily film scores. Mowg has won multiple awards for his works in various films, such as I Saw the Devil (2010), Masquerade (2012), Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013), Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet (2016),[1][2][3] The Age of Shadows (2016) and Burning (2018).

Lee Sung-hyun

1972 (1972)
OccupationBassist, Composer, Music director
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Seong-hyeon
McCune–ReischauerYi Sŏng-hyŏn

He was named Mowg because of his similar appearance to Mowgli in The Jungle Book.[4]

In addition to his work in film, Mowg has produced albums by other artists, including the debut album by Korean pop star Jang Yoon-ju, Dream.





  1. ^ "모그" [Mowg]. Naver (in Korean). Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  2. ^ "The Unjust takes top prize at Blue Dragon Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. 29 November 2011. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  3. ^ Kil, Sonia (7 October 2016). "Busan: Bu-il Awards Provide Counterpoint to Festival". Variety. Retrieved 2016-10-12.
  4. ^ "모그, 한국 영화음악의 새로운 힘". 28 February 2013.

External linksEdit