1973: born in Graefelfing, Bavaria, Germany.

Since 1980: piano lessons and compositions.

1994-96: studies of musicology, pedagogics of music and political sciences at
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich.

1996-1999: studies of filmmusic and sounddesign at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemberg,
Ludwigsburg, Germany.

Since 1999: composer for feature films, commercials and television movies.

2000: awarded with the Rolf-Hans Mueller Award for film music.

2014 Nominated for the "Deutscher Musikautorenpreis" in the category "Composition For Film".

2016 Nominated for the "Deutscher Musikautorenpreis" in the category "Composition Audiovisual Media".

Member of ASCAP (USA/Canada) and GEMA (rest of the world).

Member of the European Filmacademy and the German Film Academy.