Jozef van Wissem – Dutch minimalist composer and lute player based in Brooklyn.
In 2013 van Wissem won the Cannes Soundtrack Award for the score of Only Lovers Left Alive at the Cannes Film Festival. An incessantly touring musician, van Wissem studied lute in New York with Patrick O’Brien.
Jozef van Wissem’s solo albums, It Is All That Is Made (2009) and Ex Patris (2010), were both released on Important Records.He released The Joy That Never Ends, an album with Jim Jarmusch on the label in 2011. He also wrote a score for the video game The Sims Medieval.
Concerning the Entrance into Eternity, his first collaborative album with Jim Jarmusch, was released on Important Records in early 2012.The Mystery of Heaven, his second collaborative album with Jarmusch, was released on Sacred Bones Records later that year. “The More She Burns the More Beautifully She Glows”, a track off the album, featured a guest appearance from Tilda Swinton. Van Wissem scored Jarmusch’s 2013 film Only Lovers Left Alive . (Wikipedia)
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