Born in Vienna, Austria 1961. Since 1977 part of the Ariola Schallplatten GmbH, Wien, PolyGram Austria and responsible for A&R at the independent label JOE Records (distributed by Ariola). Lyricist, composer and studio musician on various record productions. Radio presenter and editor for the programmes »Treffpunkt Ö3« and »Die Ö3 Sommerparade« at the radio station Ö3 of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, ORF. Designer of the jingle for the program »Das Ö3 Hitradio«. Further professional positions: Musikverlag Doblinger, Thomastik-Infeld and Vienna Symphonic Library.