David Wise

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Birthday
13, 1967
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
England

About

Composer best known as the house composer for the video game company Rare from 1985 to 2009. He is known for his iconic scores for games like Donkey Kong Country.

Before Fame

He learned to play the piano, drums, and trumpet as a young man before pursuing a composing career.

Trivia

He resigned from Rare to create his own personal studio called the David Wise Sound Studio in 2009.

Family Life

His parents were big fans of classical music.

Associated With

He and Street Fighter II composer Yoko Shimomura have been two of video gaming's most famous composers.