Studies
1948 - 1958 Violin lessons with Yariv Ezrahi in Tel-Aviv
1955 - 1958 Musical theory lessons with composer Paul Ben-Haim
1958 - 1959 Matriculation, then studies in the Jerusalem University (math physics)
1959 - 1961 Studies at the „Conservatoire Royal de Musique“ in Brussels, with Arthur Grumiaux

1962 - 1965 Studies at the „Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth“ in Brussels, with André Gertler

International Prizes

1965 „Sibelius“, Helsinki
1968 „Carl Flesch - City of London“
1967 & 1971 „Reine Elisabeth“, Brussels

Concerts as soloist

With the following orchestras: RTB Bruxelles, Oslo Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic, RIAS Berlin, Saarländischer Rundfunk, NDR Hamburg, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Bayerische Staatsoper, Nürnberger Symphoniker, Berliner Symphoniker and other fine orchestras.

Chamber music activities

1972 - 1978 First violin of the „Bartholdy-Quartett“ with Max Speermann, Jörg-Wolfgang Jahn and Annemarie Dengler.
Numerous concerts, radio & TV recordings in most European countries, in Israel, Canada & USA.

Grand Prix du Disc for Mendelssohn complte works for string quartet and Schubert G major string quartet.

Beethoven septet LP with members of the Danzi quintet Amsterdam.


1988 - 1993 Artistic director of the “Saarbrücker Kammermusiktage“

Teaching activities

1966 - 1973 Assistant of Prof. André Gertler at the “Hochschule für Musik und Theater”, Hanover.
1974 - 1978 Prof. at the “Musikhochschule Würzburg”.
1978 - Prof. at the University for Music, Saarbrücken.
Numerous master classes in different countries.

Students from more than 20 countries.

Chloé Kiffer, Nemanja Radulovic, Philippe Descamps Alban Beikircher, Fabian Perdichizzi, Jon Hess-Andersen, Olgu Kizilay and Tuncay Yilmaz are among his many distinguished pupils.