He is a
flautist born in Telfs, Austria who started to learn the flute under the
tutelage of his father when he was 10 years old.
the Innsbruck Conservatory until his graduation in 1970.
played the flute with the Innsbruck Symphony Orchestra but by 1971 was
offered a position in the Vienna Symphony Orchestra where he has remained.
Aside from the
VSO he is also a member of the Flutist of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra
ensemble and the Johann Strauss Ensemble.
has appeared on include his own The
Elephant and The Fly which he performed with the bassoonist Wolfgang Kuttner.