Diplom-Kaufmann, University Cologne, Federal Republic Germany, 1964. Postgraduate in advanced management program, Harvard University, 1986.
Trainee, Electric and Music Industries-Electrola, Cologne, Federal Republic Germany, 1958-1963; assistant to president, Vox Prodns., Inc., New York City, 1966-1968; assistant to president, Polygram Records, New York City, 1968-1989; president, Polygram Classics, New York City, 1985-1989; president, BMG Classics (Radio Corporation of America Victor Red Seal), New York City, since 1989.
Member New York Athletic Club, Harvard Business School Club (New York ).
Married Maren Homann, November 7, 1964. 1 child, Astrid.