Born in Vienna on 14th of October 1943 in Vienna.
Started to take private piano lessons when he was 5years old.
Studied Violin,Guitar and Clarinet,but decided to be a professional Jazzpianist at the age of 16.
Playing in Fatty Georges All Star Band from 1960 to 1962 gave him the possibility to be able to play different styles.
1963-64 Recordings and Concerts with Hans Koller,Miriam & Oscar Klein.