Pedagog degree in Violin, Stockholm Music Institute, 1968. Master of Music, Catholic University America, 1973. Postgraduate, Uppsala University, Sweden, since 1983.
Instructor music Stockholm School Board, 1960—1963, Stockholm Music Schools, 1968—1972, Stockholm-Lidingo, 1968—1972. Visiting instructor, teaching. assistant Catholic University America, Washington, 1972—1976. Lecturer Northern Virginia Community College, Annandale, since 1975.
Founder, program director Contemporary Music Forum, Washington, 1973—1984. Associate professor, lecturer George Washington University, 1983—1987. Artistic director Music Lake Siljan Festival, Sweden, 1988—1990.
Teacher language & culture Foreign Service Institute Department State, Arlington, Virginia, since 1993. Music director Contemporary Music Forum, Washington, 1973—1985.
Board directors Swedish American Cultural Union, Washington, since 1979. Member of Svenska Tousattares Internationello Musikbyro (grant 1985, 1988, 1992), Society Swedish Composers (grant 1987, 1990, 1994), American Society University Composers (co-chairman 1977-1979), International Society Contemporary Music.
Married Barbro Dahlman Grahn, August 15, 1969.