Born in Gütersloh on Sunday May 15th,1949 at 00:02. After completing secondary school studied language in France and philosophy at the University of Münster/ Westphalia. Followed by a twelve-year career in a Munich private bank. Since1985 active as book author, course director, astrologer. For more than 8 years editor of the book series "KAILASH" for the Heinrich Hugendubel Verlag Munich. Author or co-author of 21 books on Astrology and Tarot, of which "The Tarot Handbook" has been published in 20 languages.