was born in Duisburg. After leaving school she studied at the Munich University
with Herta Toepper (1979-1981) and then for many years privately with Erika Koeth.
From 1982 to 1984 she was a member of the Opera studio of the Bavarian State
Opera in Munich. In 1984 she was a prizewinner at the international music competition in Neustadt/ Germany.
From 1985 to1991 she sang at the State Theatre in Mainz / Germany and has
appeared in many operas, operettas and musicals. She has given many concerts and lieder recitals in Germany, the USA and France, and made recordings for radio and television and on CDs. She has been
a freelance singer since 1991.