Summary: German part-time cook at the well-known Berlin jazz bar Yorckschlosschen Club 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 Christmas holiday along with his female companion Heiki Lange and her 7-year-old son Vincent at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: May 25, 1957
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand