He was born in Brandenburg an der Havel. Musical Education from 1977 at the special school for music in Berlin (today the music high school “Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach”). 1983 to 1987 cello studies at the Hanns Eisler Music Academy in Berlin with Prof. Schwab and Prof. Feltz, 1989 at the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music with the LaSalle Quartet and 1995 private studies with Prof. Greenhouse. Since 1986 he has been giving concerts worldwide, including with the Vogler Quartet, which he founded in 1985. Numerous radio, television and CD productions for RCA, Sony, Nimbus, Hännsler Classic and CPO. Grammy nomination for the CD “Paris Days Berlin Nights – The Art of Chansons. Vogler Quartet meets Ute Lemper”. In the year 2020 was the 35th anniversary of the Vogler Quartet, which still performs with the same line-up. Since 1999 he has been a professor of cello at the Hanns Eisler University of Music in Berlin, and from 2007 to 2012 he was a professor of chamber music at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Stuttgart.