Harald was born in Vienna, Austria in 1968; from 1987-1995 he studied Music and Physical Education at the University of Vienna, 1995 graduated with Masters degree (with Honors). 1991-1996: Jazz Bass at the Conservatory of Music in Vienna. 1996-1997: Professional Certificate at B.I.T. Hollywood CA. Instruction with Steve Bailey Alexis Sklarevski Todd Johnson.
After 1997: private Instruction with Gary Willis Dave Carpenter James Genus Rocco Prestia. Working with Allen Hinds Tos Panos Dan Sistos
2002: Instructor at B.I.T. Hollywood cont. work on "a bass bolero" with Bob Berg a.o.
2004: CD release concert with Steve Weingart Luis Conte Jeff Richman Andy Suzuki a.o.