Born: 31 December 1935 in Bucharest, Romania.
Died: 27 March 2010 in Cologne, Germany (aged 74).
1951 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.
- 2 Vocals
- 62 Instruments & Performance
- 138 Writing & Arrangement
- 1 Featuring & Presenting
- 35 Conducting & Leading
- 35 Production
- 2 Technical
- 4 Acting, Literary & Spoken