born 15.4.1951 in Bamberg (Germany)
lives in the netherlands since 1973
1973 – 1975 Studied electronic music at the Institute of Sonology in Utrecht (teachers: Gottfried Michael Koenig, Werner Kaegi and Otto Laske).
1976 – 1982 Studied composition at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague (Peter Schat, Konrad Boehmer, Louis Andriessen) and at the Conservatory in Amsterdam (Ton de Leeuw).
1974 – 1975 Grant Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
1976 – 1998 Director of the CEM studios (research and development of and lecturing on electronic music)
1983 – 1987 Festival programming in Karlsruhe with Music Program Design
1985 – 1987 Art advisor for the ‘Zentrum für Kunst und Medien’ Karlsruhe
1987 Preproduction for the ‘Kunstdisko’ for Germany which was presented during the Seoul Olympics
1999 Festival Soundscapes be(for)e 2000 programming in Amsterdam for the NPS
1985 – 2009 Editor and producer for Dutch national radio and television music broadcasts (NOS, VPRO, NPS)
1971 – Many compositions, guest lectures and concerts around the world: Berlin, Hamburg, Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels, Rome, Athens, Madrid, Budapest, Helsinki, Oslo, Copenhagen, Tokyo, Seoul, Rio de Janeiro, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Monte Video, Sydney, Nice, Darmstadt, Cologne, Bogotá, Jakarta, Munich, Duisburg, Düsseldorf, New York, Mexico City, Morellia
1983 Composition prize at the Amsterdam Academy of Music
1996 Prix Italia in collaboration with Co de Kloet for the compilation of the radio program Supplement ‘Kinky op 4’
1998 The ‘Reiss-Mikrophon’, Dutch media prize for the radio program ‘Supplement’