Samuel Åberg

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Samuel Åberg
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Samuel Åberg


Lead sound designer for Minecraft at Mojang.

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I grew up listening to the famous dolphin cry from the TV-series Flipper. Turns out that sound actually was a modified kookaburra call!

Samuel Åberg

Samuel Åberg is a Mojang AB employee currently working as the lead sound designer of Minecraft.


  • To create the sounds that the dolphins[1] and pandas[2] make in the game he went to Kolmården Wildlife Park.
  • Samuel Åberg is credited under "Music and sound" as of 1.9-pre3.



  1. "Talking Dolphins" –, May 19, 2018
  2. "Recording Panda sounds for Minecraft!" – October 9, 2018 – via YouTube