1941 | Dresden · Germany
Born in 1941, he studied composition at the Musikhochschule Dresden, Berlin and electronic music in Cologne.
From 1976 to 1981 he studied at the Sorbonne in Paris under Xenakis where he got his doctorate degree; he also conducted a research on Digital Sound synthesis at IRCAM and the CEMAMu.
From 1993 to 2006, he was the Music Composition professor and director of the Electronic Studio at the Musikhochschule (Dresden).
His visual music works have been exhibited at ZKM, VMM (Boston and New York), Cinema Fest (Melbourne), CEMC (Beijing), EMU (Rome) and Cinema Nouveau (Montréal). He is also working as a curator of Visual Music screenings.
Lives in Düren·NRW, Germany.