Born in New York, Adam Wiltzie grew up fixated on a career in professional tennis, and was brought up under the wings of 1963 Wimbledon champion Chuck McKinley. A tragic knee injury ended his career at the young age of sixteen. After receiving a tip from an old friend, and a ride from Santa Fe New Mexico, Adam ventured to Austin, Texas where he lived in a cloud of fog for 10 years, until moving to Europe and finding a better quality of life. Adam is probably best known for his work as founder of seminal musical projects Stars of the Lid and A Winged Victory for the Sullen. Wiltzie has written the original scores for several film and television productions including Salero, The Yellow Birds and Iris. He also collaborated with Jóhann Jóhannsson on his scores for The Theory of Everything and Arrival, and wrote two of the main themes with Dustin O'Halloran in the 2016 Oscar-nominated film Lion. 2019 he eleasd the score for American Woman, directed by Jake Scott, starring Christina Hendricks and Sienna Miller. Also In 2019 his A Winged Victory for the Sullen project released The Undivided Five on the iconic electronic label Ninja Tune, and in early 2021 A Winged Victory for the Sullen are set to release the new album ‘Invisible Cities’, a stunning score to the critically acclaimed theatre production directed by London Olympics ceremony video designer Leo Warner. Premiering to a sell-out audience in July 2019 at the Manchester International Festival, the duo was commissioned by Warner’s 59 Productions to score the music for the 90-minute multimedia theatrical stage show, adapted from Italo Calvino’s 1972 novel, ‘Invisible Cities’. Described by The Sunday Times as “a beautiful frenzy of movement”, it fuses theatre, music, dance, architectural design and visuals and brings to life a series of fantastical places and disparate worlds, centred on the tense relationship between Kublai Khan, the volatile head of a vast empire, and explorer Marco Polo. Originally conceived as a touring project, it’s last performance was in Brisbane, Australia before COVID-19 changed the world as we know it….