Bachelor of Music, San Francisco Conservatory, 1963. Master of Arts, Mills College, 1966.
Co-founder, co-director San Francisco Tape Music Center, 1963-1966, Morning Star Ranch, Occidental, California, 1966-1970. Executive director Ahimsa Church, 1970-1971. Freelance writer, 1971-1976.
Executive director Friends Morning Star, 1976-1980. Freelance writer San Francisco, 1980-1992. Executive director Peregrine Foundation, since 1992.
Married Judith Levy, February 14, 1982. Children: Jonathan, Andres, Sol, Xaveire Elna.