born in 1953 in Frankfurt (Germany) he graduated in 1981 at the Hochschule der Künste in Berlin as Sound Engineer (Tonmeister).
Since the early Eighties he lives and works in Italy, presently in Rome.
He dedicates the main part of his work to sound design for theatre productions, working with several Italian and international directors such as Gabriele Salvatores, Roberto Andò, Carlo Cecchi, Giorgio Barberio Corsetti, Mario Martone, Gerôme Savary, Bob Wilson, Peter Stein and Luca Ronconi, with whom he collaborated constantly since 1986.
He worked in important institutions like Teatro alla Scala, Piccolo Teatro in Milan, Biennale of Venice, Festival of Spoleto, Festival of Salzburg.
In 2005 he won the Award of the National Association of Drama critics and the prestigious UBU Award for the sound design of Electra by Hugo von Hofmannsthal.
He was awarded the Premio Davide di Donatello 2011 for the original musics of the film Noi credevamo by Mario Martone.
He teaches Sound Design at the Art Academy of Brera (Milan) since 2006.