- Category : Entertain-Music-Composer/Arranger
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Separation 1
German jazz composer, bandleader and musician.
On 1 April 1951 he established the Südfunk dance orchestra of the South German Radio in Stuttgart, which he directed until 1992. With the start of a new public broadcasting corporation, the Südwestrundfunk, the name of the "Südfunk Tanzorchester" was changed to "SWR Big Band".
He died 20 March 2010.