German singer. Born 8 June 1923 in Weißensulz (Bohemia). Started to sing as a soldier in World War II and sang for german soldiers in Greece, Poland, Russia, Albania and Hungary. Back in germany after the war he sang at the POW camp in Mainz. After being released, he settled to Wertheim and continued singing. He worked at the Natursteinwerk Wertheim am Main (a stone quarry company). For his 20th anniversary at the Natursteinwerk, the company helped to publish an album with bohemian and austrian songs.