Grammy-nominated Gary Lucas presents a reprisal of one of his most beloved original scores: the 1920 German silent horror-fantasy expressionist film Golem, the tale of a 16th century rabbi who made a man out of clay to save the Jewish community of Prague from annihilation.
Known for his work with Captain Beefheart, Jeff Buckley, and Gods and Monsters, and for his innovative film scores, Gary has been dubbed “The Thinking Man’s Guitar Hero” by The New Yorker, “the world’s most popular avant-rock guitarist” by The Independent (UK), “One of the 100 Greatest Living Guitarists” by Classic Rock and the “Guitarist of 1000 Ideas” by The New York Times.
Paul Wegener was a German actor, writer and film director known for his pioneering role in German expressionist cinema. He was born on December 11, 1874 in Arnoldsdorf, West Prussia, Germany. and was best known known for The Golem and The Golem and the Dancing Girl.