born Hörlbach/Mfr., 27. Apr 1906
died Nürnberg, 12. Nov 1990
From 1922 on he was domiciled in Nuremberg and attended the Nuremberg school of arts and crafts from 1924 to 1929, the directors of which were then Rudolf Schiestl und Max Körner.
From 1932 he worked as a freelance painter and graphic artist in Nuremberg.
From 1935 to 1938 his works were banned from exhibitions.
In 1939 he was drafted in the Wehrmacht (Army), 1944-50 he was a prisoner of war in Russia. From 1950 on, he worked in the fields of sgrafito, mosaic, stained glass windows, mural paintings, ceramics and gobelin tapestry.
(...) quoted from Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon, ed. by Manfred Grieb
Period: 20th c.