Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence. Music can be divided into genres and genres can be further divided into subgenres, although the dividing lines and relationships between music genres are often subtle, sometimes open to personal interpretation, and occasionally controversial.
Anton Johannes Gerrit Corbijn van Willenswaard is an acclaimed photographer, music video director, and film director.
He is the creative director behind the visual output of Depeche Mode and U2, having handled the principal promotion and sleeve photography for both bands over three decades. Some of his works include music videos for Depeche Mode’s Enjoy the Silence, U2’s One, Bryan Adams’ Do I Have to Say the Words? and Nirvana’s Heart-Shaped Box, as well as the Ian Curtis biographical film Control, The American, and A Most Wanted Man, based on John le Carré’s 2008 novel of the same name.