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Holger Czukay (1938–2017)

Holger Czukay, born March 24, 1938, in the Free City of Danzig ( today Gdansk, Poland) as Holger Schüring. He is a musician, composer and actor. He studied for Karlheinz Stockhausen in Cologne, Germany, 1963-1966. Holger Czukay is notable for creating early important examples of ambient music, an early pioneer of sampling and for exploring world ... See full bio »

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Broken Embraces
Broken Embraces Soundtrack
(2009)
Inherent Vice
Inherent Vice Soundtrack
(2014)
The Bling Ring
The Bling Ring Soundtrack
(2013)
High-Rise
High-Rise Soundtrack
(2015)

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 2017 Ingrid Goes West (writer: "I Want More" - as Holger Schuering)
 2015 High-Rise (writer: "Spoon", "Outside My Door")
 2014 Inherent Vice (writer: "Vitamin C", "Soup")
 2014 Ad Nauseam ("Two Bass Shuffle")
 2013 The Bling Ring (writer: "Halleluwah" - as Holger Schuering)
 2010 Noruwei no mori (lyrics: "Mary, Mary, So Contrary") / (music: "Mary, Mary, So Contrary")
 2009 Broken Embraces (writer: "Vitamin C")
 2008 Schattenwelt (writer: "Spoon")
  Jonathan Meades - Magnetic North (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- Episode #1.1 (2008) ... (performer: "Cool in the Pool" - uncredited) / (writer: "Cool in the Pool" - uncredited)
 2002 Morvern Callar (performer: "Cool in the Pool" - as Holgar Czukay) / (writer: "I Want More", "Fragrance", "Spoon", "Cool in the Pool")
 2001 Bodywork (writer: "Mother Sky" from film "Deep End")
 1998 Modulations (Documentary) (producer: "Blue Bag" - as Czukay) / (writer: "Blue Bag" - as Czukay)
 1971 Das Messer (TV Mini-Series) (writer: "Spoon")
 1970 The Brutes (writer: "Soul Desert", "Your Friendly Neighbourhood Whore", "Desert")
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[on the working method of his musical group, Can]: We began without any concept. Our only idea was to find a concept in making music all together spontaneously, in a collective way without any leader. See more »

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Studied music under Karlheinz Stockhausen.

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Aries

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