* 1957 in Bremen. Classical piano lesson by Manfred "Theo" Storm. In 1976 he met the BW piano style of Vince Weber and Axel Zwingenberger for the first time. Turns more intensively to this genre. Later solo performances as well as in cooperation with other pianists and in bands. Has been recording 5 CD's / LP's since 1990 and is present in several radio and television shows. Nomination for the German Record Award. Today active as associate member of the "Boogie Woogie Company", Cologne. 2009: Inducted in the "Hall Of Fame" of the German Boogie Woogie Award "Pinetop".