Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University Leipzig, 1954. Doctor of Science, University Leipzig, 1970.
Assistant, Veterinary Investigation Center, Halle, Germany, 1955-1964; from assistant to docent, Institute Veterinary Pathology, Leipzig, 1964-1981; head department, Institute Hygieny & Microbiology, Bad Elster, Germany, 1980-1990; fellow, Institute Water, Hygiene & Soil, Berlin, since 1990.
Member European Society Veterinary Pathology, Society Toxicol. Pathology, Rotary.
Married Marianne Fahndrich, July 13, 1960. Children: Martin, Reinhard.