1900   born in Dresden
1916 - 1917   Studies at Dresdner Kunstgewerbeschule (Dresden School of Arts and Crafts)
1917 - 1920   Military service and hospitalization
1924   Guest student at the Bauhaus in Weimar
1925 - 1932   Studies at the Dresden Art Academy, master student of Max Feldbauer
1932   Member of the Dresden Secession
since 1945   freelance artist in Dresden
1968   First personal meeting with the pantomine M. Marceau, Beginning of systematic work on the Marcel Marceau cycle. Represented with works among others: National Gallery Berlin, Museum of Fine Arts Leipzig, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Gemäldegalerie Neue Meister and Kupferstich-Kabinett.
1986   dies in Dresden