AB, Harvard University, 1956. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1961.
Editorial assistant, Newsweek magazine, New York City, 1961-1962; sub-editor, Reuters Ltd., London, 1962-1964; sub-editor, International Herald Tribune, Paris, 1964; senior editor, Holiday magazine, New York City, 1964-1968; managing editor, Corinthian Editions, New York City, 1968; associate editor, American Heritage Press, New York City, 1969-1971; executive editor, Antiques magazine, New York City, since 1972.
Advisor Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, 1984. Trustee Hispanic Society of America, New York City, 1986. Member 7th Regiment Rifle Club.
Married Brunhilde Hillmann, February 16, 1966.