Born 1957 in Lübeck, Germany, educated at the Katharineum to Lübeck.
Further education at the University of Hamburg until 1980, Referendarium, married, 3 sons, an enthusiastic hobby sailor for the past 30 years. During my studies I have devoted a great deal of time to art.
After the birth of my children I began to paint and have continued to do so to this date. The children have won many art prizes, including UNICEF and the German Telecom.