Born: December 31st, 1935, in Bucharest, Romania.
Died: March 27th, 2010, in Cologne, Germany.
1951 he immigrated to West Germany where he learnt to play the guitar.
1953 school-leaving examination in the USA.
1957 he returned to Germany and studied in Nuremberg.
1960 he started to play in US-clubs and radio bands.
1969 foundation of an All-Star Big Band, the Peter Herbolzheimer Rhythm Combination & Brass.
1972 Bundesverdienstkreuz (German national award for the opening-music for Olympic Games).
1981 leader of the SWF Big Band.