5. september 1925 — 6. february 2005

Was born in Valga, Estonia. In the years 1945-1951 studied in the Tallinn National Institution of Applied Art. Has worked as decorator of the Draamateater (Drama Theatre), artistic manager of the Factory of Art Products, chief modeller of the Kommunaar Shoe Factory, head decorator of Tallinna Kaubamaja, lecturer of the Tallinn Technical School of Light Industry.

His more remarkable activity was carried out since 1972 as a realization-artist in the ARS Art Factory and later as head designer in the joint-stock company ARS-SEPP. He was one of the initiators of the cultivation of ironwork and metal cast in ARS. He has accomplished technical and artistic mastery in iron processing; vigorous expression is his characteristic. Has created necessities and decorative items and monumental ironwork (the ceiling chandelier of the Pärnamäe crematory, 1988; the gates of the Toompea Castle, 1992).

A member of the Estonian Artists' Association since 1969.