1958 born in Konstanz, Germany
1977-81 Violin Making School of Mittenwald, Germany
1981-86 worked as assistant to violin makers in several shops
– Helmut Müller, Leonberg, Germany
– Vladimir Pilar, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic
– Johann Scholtz, Düsseldorf, Germany
1987 Master degree in Düsseldorf
1988- Present self employed violin maker in Ulm, Germany
He has made 170 instruments (violin, viola and cello) and he also dedicates himself to restorations and set ups of old instruments.
A main focus of his work is on sound quality and the experience in ground, stain and the varnish of his instruments.
As a passionate violinist he is member of a chamber music quartet and a Jazz band. This gives him a profound connection to the possibilities and variety of a high quality sound of the instruments.
Distinction in Poznan, Poland
Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic