Publisher
Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitung

TU MAY 23RD, 2017 // 9.50 AM – 10.10 AM // “Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung”: Why Sundays?
 

Born on June 19, 1962, as a Swabian in Worms am Rhein. Obtained his Abitur (university entrance qualification) from the Justus-Liebig-Gymnasium in Darmstadt. Studied Philosophy, German Studies and Art History, followed by – as a Romantic addendum – Economics at Freie Universität Berlin.
Via Niklas Luhmann, the economist discovered sociology, to which he stuck. A research assistant position led him to Bielefeld, but only for a short time. Since 1992 he has been contributing to the arts & culture pages of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung; in 1999, he became a member of the editorial team, at first in Berlin, then in Frankfurt. Responsible for the “Research & Teaching” page; since August 2008 head of the arts and humanities section and since 2012 of the “Non-fiction Books” section.  Deputy head of the arts and culture department. Since 1. January 2015 Publisher.  Awarded with the “Ludwig-Börne-Preises 2015”. Married, three children.