Born in 1909 in Leipzig, the son of a well-known publisher, 1927-1930 studied at the State Academy of Graphic Arts and Book Trade in Leipzig, 1932-1934 stay in Ascona, 1934-1941 in Berlin.
Since 1941 he lived in St. Veit on the Glan in Carinthia, where he died in 1985.
Numerous study trips to the Mediterranean, Lithuania, Belgium, Baltic Sea, France etc.
His art is based on the great models of French and German modernism. He developed a distinctive style and distinguished himself as an original landscape painter.