Mechanical Engineer, Techniche Hochschule, Darmstadt, Germany, 1952.
Assistant to production manager Philips Records, Hamburg, Germany, 1950-1953. Photographer Quebec Chronicle Telegraph, 1956-1961. Free-lance photographer Quebec, 1956-1961.
Photographer Interstate Photography, New York City and San Francisco, 1962-1969. Photographer/writer Woodside, California, 1969-1986, Manhattan, New York, 1986-1988, Scarsdale, since 1988.
Married Rita Wittorf, May 17, 1952 (divorced 1986). Children: Heidi, Kathi, Inge, Marion, Sylvia, Peter.