Summary: retired proofreader and former bass player for the Frankfurt-based jazz music venue Modern Soul Band who was among one of more than 530 German tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while he was on a holiday along with his childhood friend Edgar Schwarz at their private oceanfront bungalow in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: November 25, 1939
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand