Born in Augsburg in 1942, died in Hanau in 2002.
Trainee journalist at the American GI journal "The Overseas Weekly" in Frankfurt/Main. From 1962 to 1964 freelance cameraman at the Südwestfunk television station: several documentary films for TV, i.a. in Algeria and Sweden. From 1964 to 1966 active as photographer for the newspaper Frankfurter Abendpost. Photographer at the STERN from November 1966 to November 1995. Afterwards free photo journalist for various newspapers and journals.