1947-1954 Städel School, Frankfurt am Main (pupil of F. K. Delavilla and F. Lammeyer). 1950 scholarship from the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes. 1953 member of the 'Frankfurt Secession'. 1964-1985 teacher at the Ernst-Reuter School in Frankfurt am Main. 1976 co-founder of the 'Frankfurt Circle' with Willy Schmidt, Georg Heck, and others.