Doctor of Philosophy, University Heidelberg, Germany, 1967.
Assistant University Heidelberg, Germany, 1964-1972, assistant professor Germany, 1972-1976. Professor University Munich, Germany, since 1976. Organizer Festivals of Music and Latin, Ellwangen, 1983, Augsburg, 1985, Freising, 1986, München, 1993.
Founder, president Association for Living Latin, 1984.
President Latinists to Fight Against the Airport Association, 1990-1994. Member Academia Latinitati fovendae, Rom., Accademia Properziana Assisi, Mommsen-Gesellschaft.
Married Elisabeth Weber Stroh, September 30, 1972. Children: Kassian, Valentin, Fanny.