She moved to Berlin in 1985 and performed in the band Lassie Singers from 1988 to 1998. Together with Christiane Rösinger she ran the label Flittchen Records as well as the club Flittchen Bar.
Since 1997 she also worked as a columnist for a german newspaper and published her first novel in 2005.
She died from breast cancer in the night 15/16. August 2013.