Niessen, Josef

COMPOSER, CONDUCTOR, PRODUCER (GERMANY)
BORN 24 Nov 1922, Escherbrück, Nordrhein-Westfalen - DIED 26 Jan 1994, Bad Wiessee, Bayern
GRAVE LOCATION Bad Wiessee am Tegernsee, Bayern: Bergfriedhof

Josef Niessen studied composition and church music in Berlin and Cologne. From 1945 until the late 1960s he worked as a conductor for Bavarian radio. After that he worked as a free musician and conductor.

In 1950 he wrote the music for the movie "Mitternachts-Venus". In 1954 he married the actress Ilse Werner, but a divorce followed in 1966. From 1970 onwards he used the name Dave Daffodil for his work as a producer and he made many records with his studio orchestra.

Family
• Wife: Werner, Ilse (1954-1966) (divorce)

Sources
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josef_Niessen


Nijinski, Vaslav

Published: 10 Dec 2017
Last update: 10 Dec 2017