composer, pianist, organist. He was born on August 19, 1947 in Szczecinek. He studied composition with Witold Szalonek, piano with Olga Dąbrowska and organ with Heinz Wunderlich. After receiving a scholarship from the Oscar and Vera Ritter Foundation in Hamburg, he participated in master classes conducted by György Ligeti.
He is a laureate of the Boris Blacher Prize in Berlin, the George Mufat Prize in Salzburg and the Ludwig van Beethoven Prize in Bonn.
His work includes orchestral, choral, solo and chamber works.
He lives and works in Berlin.