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1956  born in Hamburg, Germany, son of the violinist Helmut Zacharias. Italian and French school, law degree course and piano degree in Bonn


1982  composer/arranger and pianist for theatre and cabaret. Formed band and studio work in Hamburg


1984  degree course at the HOCHSCHULE FÜR MUSIK HAMBURG as part of the popular music singer/songwriter course, tv-appearances, first record release


1986 (since)  production of jingles for NDR and RADIO HAMBURG, radio presenter. Production of advertising music for KÖNIG PILSENER Beer, MARS, NIVEA and many more. Arrangements for Annette Humpe, Ulrich Tukur, Albano & Romina Power, Lea Finn, Niels Frevert, San Glaser. Member of a cappella ensemble DIE SIRENEN and  rock band DIE BIETELS (w/ Olli Dittrich). Music to the children musical LAURA LAUS at Kampnagel Stages, Hamburg

1994 (since) composition, arrangement and production of score music to many cinema and tv movies and historical documentary-dramas as DER UNTERGANG aka DOWNFALL and OSCAR nominee to the Academy Awards 2005 as Best Movie in a Foreign Language. Theme music to late shows on german tv as BECKMANN, MENSCHEN BEI MAISCHBERGER

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