Born 15 January 1908 in Dresden. Studied at the Dresden Kunstgewerbeschule. Worked in the studios of Wieynck and Hegner in Dresden, and DuMont in Cologne. 1939-45: military service. From 1946: taught lettering, typesetting and printing at the Cologne Werkschule. He eventually became a fine printmaker, using letterforms. His work was frequently exhibited.
- Walter Gleinig (no location, publisher or date; c1975). ,