(b Leipzig, 1929).
Ger. violinist. Leader, Dresden PO 1947–8, Berlin PO 1948–9, Berlin Radio SO 1949–53, Frankfurt Museum Orch. 1953–7, Hamburg Radio SO 1961–6. Salzburg Fest. début 1985. Taught at Nuremberg Cons. 1957–61, NW Ger. Mus. Acad. 1966–9. Head of master classes, Cologne Hochschule für Mus. As soloist has played with world's leading orchs. and given f.ps. of works by Maderna, Schnittke, and Ligeti (vn. conc.).