Born 1957 in Hamburg; musician and director of radio plays; lives in Strasbourg; composes for his instrument, the soprano saxophone and for radio plays.
1980 - 1986 studies of literature and philosophy in Hamburg and Aix-en-Provence; playing in several music groups (saxophone and piano; mainly free jazz);
1981 bicycle trip from Aix-en-Provence to Cotonou (Benin).
1986/87 doctorat; theme: Death and Eros at Table.
Since 1987 lectorship for radio plays; dramatic adviser and assistent director for the radio play department of the SWR in Baden-Baden; essays on music and literature/philosophy; portraits of musicians and collages for the radio; music for theatre.
Since 1989 directing and adapting radio plays, for example Esquisse Radiophonique (world premiere)*, Cascando and Words And Music from Samuel Beckett; an essay on Beckett; three radiophonic pieces with texts from Daniil Charms, one of them with and for children**; several prizes.
From 1996, mainly music (soprano saxophone); intense examination of Monks and Lacys music;
collaboration with the sculptor, Daniel Depoutot;
Since 2000 solo- and duo performances, with Paul Lovens, Jean-Jacques Avenel, Irene Aebi, Daniel Depoutot etc..
*Steve Lacy wrote and played the music for this fragment.
**Einfach Schnickschnack won the Deutscher Kinderhörspiel-Preis in 2004.