Bachelor, Conservatory and Academy Zurich, 1960. Master of Arts, Conservatory and Academy Zurich, 1961. Studied with Rafael Kubelik, Igor Markevitch, Otto Klemperer.
Founder, conductor Pro Musica Orchestra, St. Gallen, 1955-1963. Director St. Moritz Symphony, 1964-1966. Artistic director Camerata, Stuttgart, 1967-1983.
Chief conductor, music director Haifa (Israel) Symphony Orchestra, 1982—1986. Conductor concerts and operas Europe, since 1996. Founder, conductor Camerata Helvetica, since 1962.
Music director concert opera ballet season Shreveport, Louisiana, 1967-1968. Artistic director Camerata Academica Salzburg, 1971-1973, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, 1990-1993. Conductor major orchestras and operas throughout Europe, Soviet Union, South America, United States of America, South Africa, Asia, Australia.
Member Schweizerischer Berufsdirigentenverband, Swiss Musicians Association.
Son of; married Claudia Blochlinger, September 29, 1984.