He was borne on Febr 20, 1911 in Eckertsdorf/East Prussia and died on Febr 10, 2009.
He studied art in Berlin with Buchholz, Hentschke and Lange.
In 1933, he moved to Bremen.
After WWII, he did study trips to New Sealand, Australia and the Southern Sea.
Since 1955, the artist lived in Seebergen/Fischerhude.
He became known because of his impressionistic paintings of the Teufelsmoor landscape.