Holger Trülzsch


Holger Trülzsch (b. 1939, Munich) studied painting and sculpture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich from 1960 to 1965. Trülzsch works in a wide array of different media, ranging from painting, drawing, photography and film to sculptures. Also an accomplished percussionist, Trülzsch teamed up with Florian Fricke to form the electronic music group Popul Vuh. They composed and performed the soundtrack to Werner Herzog’s Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), and recorded their first album, Affenstunde, in 1969 in Peterskirchen, Bavaria, where he first met Vera Lehndorff. After extended sojourns in New York and Paris, Holger Trülzsch has been based in Berlin since 2010.