Born 6th of July 1954 in Stockholm. Studied music at Birkagården Public High School in Stockholm 1973-75. Worked as a musician and composer/arranger at different theatre companies. Studied composition at the Royal Music College in Stockholm 1979-83 for prof. Gunnar Bucht, Arne Mellnäs, Brian Ferneyhough and others.
From 1983 working fulltime as composer. During 1988-93 also as a teacher in orchestration at the Royal Music College. Since 1993 again working fulltime as composer.
Made the début as a composer with the first of the ¨Trois pièces pour grand orchestre¨ in Copenhagen during the UNM-festival 1981.
Has recieved commissions for soloists, ensembles and orchestras both in Sweden as from abroad.
The music has received prizes in competitions and also been awarded otherwise, f.i. with the grand Christ Johnson-award in 2000 for ¨Concerto grosso I¨.
During the last past years the creative output has also been set in the field of operas, both as a composer and author to libretto, as in the first opera ¨Klassresan¨, premiered at the inauguration of the theatre of the Opera College in Stockholm in 2003. The second opera ¨Zarah¨ (libretto by Claes Fellbom) will be premiered at the Folkoperan in Stockholm in 2007 the centential anniversary of the swedish artist Zarah Leander.