Biography
1926

Born in Hamburg-Rothenburgsort

1942-45

Studies as lithographer and art printer, during which time serves two years of war service

1945-50

Study at the Landeskunstschule (later HfBK) in Hamburg under Willem Grimm and Ehrich Hartmann, receives a stipend during this period for two semesters at the Royal Academy in Stockholm

since 1951

Self-employed artist

1964

Teacher of spatial representation at the Ingenieurschule für Fahrzeugtechnik (Engineering School for Aircraft Technology) in Hamburg

1975

Lecturer at the Fachhochschule für Gestaltung Kiel [Kiel Technical College of Design], Independent Art/Painting department

1984

Death on account of auto accident