Weber, Horst was born on April 8, 1933 in Bielefeld, Germany. Son of Paul Robert and Katharina Elisabeth (Leiber) Weber.
Doctor of Philosophy, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany, 1962. Doctor habilitation, University Hannover, Germany, 1981.
Visiting lecturer McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1962-1964. Assistant professor Columbia University, New York City, 1964-1966. Visiting associate professor American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1966-1968.
Dozent PHN Hannover, Germany, 1969-1974. AOR University Hannover, Germany, 1974-1981, private dozent Germany, 1981-1991, adjunct professor literature criticism Germany, since 1991.