German musician, composer, and songwriter who is best known for being the bass player of Wir Sind Helden and for being the guitarist and co-founder of the band Gloria. He is also known for his collaborations with different artists such as Olli Schulz and Ingo Pohlmann.
He studied medicine at University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf. He was persuaded by his friend Pola Roy to join the group Wir Sind Helden in 2002. While working the night shift at an emergency room, he would record during the day and the band released their debut studio album titled The Complaint in 2003. In 2013, he helped form the band Gloria.
Starting in March of 2018, he began heading the studio band of the late-night talk show Late Night Berlin. He is also known for having competed in the charity football match Kicking With Heart in 2008.
He was born in Bremen, Germany but moved to Tehran, Iran early on where he spent his childhood.