(b Oberhausen, 1940).
Ger. tenor. Début as Arindal in Wagner's Die Feen, Bayreuth Youth Fest. 1967. Bayreuth ch. 1970–3, début as soloist Dortmund 1974. Member Düsseldorf Opera from 1977. Bayreuth Fest. 1977–86. Sang Siegfried in tv version of Chéreau's prod. of The Ring. Salzburg Easter Fest. 1980. In addition to Wagner roles, sings Strauss's Herod and Aegisthus.