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”.

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.