7 March 1945
Was trained as a photographer in Amsterdam. From 1966 onwards many of his photographs have been published in Dutch and foreign journals. His subjects are artists' portraits, labour, housing and Amsterdam. He made documentary reports about the Miners' Strike in Belgium in 1970 and about the Nieuwmarkt neighbourhood in Amsterdam.
His work is shown frequently in various museums, like the Amsterdam Historical Museum, the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam and Museum Boymans van Beuningen in Rotterdam.