Was born in Petersburg (Leningrad) in 1946. He studied music from the age of five. He graduated from the piano Department of the Leningrad Conservatory of Music. Than he played with the Music Theatre in Leningrad and has toured Europe and Latin America. He has participated in Jazz Festivals and has made severals records.
As the painter he has exhibited his works at four one man shows in Leningrad and a number of his works have been on tour of American Universities. His works have been reviewed in the mass media in former USSR.
After immigration to Israel in 1990, he has been made two one-show in Oklahoma (USA) and Ashdod (Israel). Also the painter has participated in group-exhibitions in Jerusalem, Tel-Aviv and Ashdod. His works are found in private collections in London, Helsinki, New-York, Chicago, Moscow, Petersburg, Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv.