Graduated from the Ecole Normal Conservatory in Paris and the National Conservatory of Leuille.
He won the Jolivet Award and the S.A.C.E.M. Composition Award in 1980. He received his PhD (Musicology) from the University of Paris-Sorbonne in 1988.
His major works include "Concerto for Vl.Vc.Orch.", "Cantata Eigensho", opera "Phantom-like Ichigo", and opera comique "Two Marguerites".
He has many CDs such as the selection "Wind from the West ..." and many translations such as "Critique Foret". He received the Ordre national du Mérite