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New Music to Be Performed for Classic Silent Film, ‘The Golem’

Actor-director Paul Wegener as the Golem

(AMHERST, Mass.) — The Jewish legend of the golem – a human-like creature created by man, not God — has inspired numerous creative works, from Mary Shelley’s classic Frankenstein to Michael Chabon’s Pulitzer Prize-winning 2001 novel, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay. One of the most recent creations is Tom Nazziola’s soundtrack to Paul…