Diploma, Gymnasium, Kelheim, Germany, 1951.
Junior editor, Tagesanzeiger, Regensburg, Germany, 1955-1958; editor, Press Agency "nld" Munich, Regensburg, 1958-1962; freelance journalist and writer, Press Agency "nld" Munich, Regensburg, 1962-1969; editor, Stadtanzeiger/Suddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, 1969-1971; chief editor, Altbayerische Heimatpost, Trostberg, Germany, 1972-1994; freelance journalist and writer, since 1995.
Member International Press Club of Munich, Munchner Turmschreiber.
Married Sieglinde Anna Katharina Mair, August 17, 1955. Children: Petra, Norbert, Thomas, Gunther.