He is a
cellist and teacher who studied at the Vienna Music Academy and with two other co-students became a
co-founder of the Haydn Trio Wien in 1968.
performed as the Principal Cellist of the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and has
also performed as part of the 2009 Bregenz Festspiele and the 2013 Salzburder
He has performed on
many recordings such as Tchaikovsky: String
Quartet No: 2/Souvenir de Florence by the Franz Schubert Quartett, The Teldec Recordings by Edita
from Vienna, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy and Bedrich Smetana: Piano Trios
and Antonin Dvorak: Piano Trios with the Haydn
Trio Wien, Bach:
Made in Germany, Vol 1 and Bach
Cantatas IX by Gunther Ramin
& The Leipzig Gewendhaus Orchestra, Haydn: Die Shopfung
and Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 2
by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra.
He has been a cello teacher
at the Vienna Conservatory.