born 17 March 1934 is a free-lance composer based in Berlin, Germany. He has taught at the Berlin Conservatory of Music, been resident at the German Academy in Rome and at the International Summer Course in New Music at Darmstadt, and served as artistic director of the concert series Insel Musik in Berlin. He is member of the Academy of Arts, Berlin, 2003-2008 vice-director and 2008-2012 director of its music department.

    His Music has been performed at the World Expo 1970 in Osaka (>Dialectics<), by the Berlin Philharmonic (>
    Hörmusik<), at the Deutsche Oper Berlin (>Lichtknall<), by several radio orchestras and chamber ensembles throughout the world.