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*3 July 1952 Metzingen
1979 begins studies of composition with Klaus Huber
1979 scholarship from the Heinrich-Strobel-Stiftung of the Südwestfunk
1980 Beethoven-Prize of the city of Bonn; composition prize at the composition
seminar Boswil (Switzerland)
1982 participant at the courses for computer music at the IRCAM in Paris
1983 commissioned work by the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich: the chamber opera "Euridice"; lectures, seminars, concerts in Argentinia, Uruguay, Chile and Peru arranged by the Goethe-Institut
1984 scholarship from the Villa Massimo in Rome; prizewinner of the Steinbrenner Stiftung in Berlin
1985 commissioned work by the youth orchestra of the european community; first performance of "Sinfonie" at the Donaueschinger Musiktage
1987 film music to the television film "Der Zauberbaum" (The Magic Tree) after the novel by Peter Sloterdijk
1988 first performance of the opera "Nacht mit Gästen" (Night with Guests) after Peter Weiss at the opera house in Kiel, prizewinner of the Stamitz-Award; record production of the Deutsche Musikrat; commissioned work by the Bundesjugendorchester to their twentieth anniversary
1989 professor for composition and music theory at the academy of music in Hannover; beginning of co-operation with the librettist and director Lukas Hemleb ("Sekunden und Jahre des Caspar Hauser" - Seconds and Years of Caspar Hauser, first performance 1992, Dortmund, and "Morels Erfindung" - Morel's Invention, first performance 1994, Dortmund)
1992 artist scholarship from Niedersachsen
1993 study visit in Cameroon and South Africa
1994 lectures in Wellingston and Auckland (New Zealand) and in Riga
1995 teaches composition in La Paz (Bolivia) and at the CEAMC, Buenos Aires
1997 workshops and lectures in Houston, Taipai and Kyoto
professor for composition at the Mozarteum, Salzburg
2000 guest lectures at the Hecettepe University, Ankara
since 2000 piano duo for four hands together with the pianist Isabel von Jakubowski
2001 guest lectures at the University Natal, Durban
2002 guest lectures at the Conservatory Skopje, Macedonia.
2003 World premiere of "Wolkenstein" at the Philharmonie Berlin. Guest lectures at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
2005 guest lectures at University of Edinburgh, University Stellenbosch/South Africa and CEAMC Buenos Aires. Master Class in Composition at Salzburg Summer Academy.
2006 guest lectures at the Conservatories in Udine, Italy and Sevilla, Spain.