He is a guitarist born in Kiel, Germany. In 1974 he joined the Scottish
band, Blue, and worked with them on their Life in the Navy
album. He appeared with them
on a rooftop gig at the BIBA restaurant in Kensington, London, but he left
the band before their next scheduled appearance, which was to be made at
the Crystal Palace Bowl in London.
The artist Squeeze Daddy has named him as one of his influences.