b. Voecklabruck (Upper Austria), July 5, 1924, d. Voecklabruck (Upper Austria), June 1, 2000; bass singer, from 1951 at the Vienna State Opera, in 1961 awarded the title Kammersaenger*; several performances at the Salzburg and Bregenz Festivals and in opera houses abroad (Hamburg, New York, etc.). His interpretation of Baron Ochs auf Lerchenau in the Rosenkavalier by R. Strauss. He was also a well known painter.
Work: Jenseits vom Prater. Erlebtes - Erlittenes - Empfundenes, 1998.