He is a trombonist born in Sachsenberg-Georgenthal, Germany, who had an apprenticeship with an accordion maker at the Klingenthal harmonica works and studied at the Robert-Schumann Komservatorium in Zwickau from 1959 to 1962. He went on to take further studies at the Musikhochschule Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy in Leipzig.
In 1964 he made his debut with the Halleschen Philharmonie and then from 1967 to 1982 he was a member of the Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig. He was also a member of the Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble.
He became a lecturer at the Cal Maria von Weber Musikhochschule and in 1994 he was appointed as a Professor.
Here’s the Ludwig Guttler Brass Ensemble’s performing Henry Purcell’s “Trumpet Tune and Air”…