Born 1957 in the Netherlands. Teacher training in Zeist (NL). Studies at the "Free Music School. Art - Pedagogy - Therapy" in Europe. Seven years musician in curative education and social therapy. Nine years music teacher and nineteen years class teacher in Waldorf schools. Since 1985 workshops in Europe, the USA, Russia, Japan and China. Initiator of trainings for Intuitive Pedagogy. Self-employed as "Intuitive Coach", lyre player and seminar leader. Compositions for lyre. Currently lives in China, where he supports the work with the lyre.