Born July 9, 1937 in Hamburg/Germany. Studied Art Education in Berlin, 1974 Professor for "Aesthetic Education" at Universities of Education Reutlingen and Ludwigsburg/Germany. 1983 PhD Education, Psychology, Sociology at Hamburg University. Professor emeritus 2002. - Studied and played violin for 35 years, studied and performed on stage: pantomime/movement and improvistation-theatre in Berlin and Stuttgar. Founder and director of actors school "theater TOTAL" in Cologne 1987-89. Plays tenorsaxophone since 2004. Increased painting activities since 1992. - Lives and works as an artist painter and musician in Ratzeburg/ Germany since 2014.