Born on October 10, 1939, in Bratislava/Slovak Republic. Came to Austria in 1945, childhood in Lower Austria and Tyrol. Studied in Vienna and Zurich (Slavic studies, old Hebraic literature, art history). Several sojourns in Moscow. Dissertation on Ilja Ehrenburg’s “Julio Jurenito.” 1968 Dr.phil. at the University of Zurich. 1969/70 university teaching position for Russian language and literature at Sophia University (Jesuit university) in Tokyo. 1970/71 one-year advanced training course for Russian teachers at the Patrice Lumumba University in Moscow. Since 1971, writer in Vienna. Poetry, prose, radio plays, photos, music. Artificial intelligence, computer art. Work commissioned by Kunstradio/ORF. Translations from Russian into German. Various awards and scholarships.