|1886||born in Berlin|
|Studied law in Munich and Berlin, JD|
First began working with photography and after a contracted project with Ullstein, became a successful freelance photojournalist for German and international newspapers.
Created numerous reportages consisting mostly of photographs from international conferences and society clubs of the Weimar Republic, Western Europe and the USA.
|1933||Emigrated to the Netherlands|
After the German occupation of the Netherlands he was denounced and murdered along with his wife and youngest son in Auschwitz
|since 1971||“Dr. Erich-Salomon-Prize“/ German Society of Photography (DGPh) Award|