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  • Fluent in English, German; learning French
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Musician, Music Teacher, Music Producer, Philosophy and M...
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About Me

Open-minded, curious, spontaneous and adventurous ENTP that tries to enjoy every single moment and day of his life. Even mondays 😉.

· Live and Studio Musician🎷🎹🎸 |
· Music Teacher🎼|Producer🎧🎤|
· Philosophy📃 and Music🎶 student|
· 🍌vegan🍓|
· LGBTIA*-Ally


Be the change you want to see in the world. (Mahatma Gandhi)

Handle nur nach derjenigen Maxime, durch die du zugleich wollen kannst, dass sie ein allgemeines Gesetz werde. (Immanuel Kant)

Die meisten Menschen sehen das Problem der Liebe in erster Linie als das Problem, selbst geliebt zu werden, statt zu lieben und lieben zu können. (Erich Fromm)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Providing a mattress and vegan food and sharing positive ideas.


I hosted several people until now, but only 2 (?) Couchsurfers, i think.


Travelling, Scuba diving, music, outdoor activities, freediving, psychology, culture, literature, human and animal rights, veganism, sport/fitness.

Music, Movies, and Books

I have to read so much for my philosophy studies that I don't read as much voluntarily as I did before.
Books that I enjoyed very much, however are:
Haben oder Sein, Die Kunst des Liebens (Erich Fromm),
Watership Down (Richard Adams)
More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory (Franklin Veaux and Tatiana Gill),
Die Psychologie sexueller Leidenschaft, Intimacy and Desire (David Schnarch),
Faust (Goethe),
Vom Schlechten des Guten oder Hekates Lösungen, Anleitung zum Unglücklichsein (Paul Watzlawick),
Emotionale Intelligenz (Daniel Goleman),
Sophies world (Jostein Gaarder),
Miteinander Reden (Friedemann Schulz von Thun).

Concerning movies: I'm not so much into movies because I simply don't have time for that.
I am not possessing a TV for more than 10 years now and I rarely go to the cinema. I'd rather make some music or read a book if I'm alone.
When I'm with somebody else or for recreation/contemplation watching a movie can be really fun :).

Since I'm studying and teaching music I'm trying to do professionally a lot of different styles of music:
Classical Music, Jazz, Electro, Deep House, Gothic, EDM, Electro Swing, Pop, Rock, Industrial, Progressive Metal, Funk, Techno, House, Death Metal, Reggae, Ska, Dubstep, Drum'n Bass, Trap, Folk Music, Black Metal, Oriental Jazz, Neo-Folk, EBM, etc.

Therefore I'm used to a lot of different styles and are quite open minded to music from all over the world.

My mixed favorites from different styles:
Johann Sebastian Bach, Diary of Dreams, Dave Brubeck, Klangkarussell, Cynic, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Disillusion, Esbjörn Svensson, Skrillex, Seeed, Persephone, Youngblood Brass Band, Ludwig van Beethoven, Katatonia, Shaban & Käptn Peng, The Cat Empire, Parov Stelar, Franz Schubert, Lena Chamamyan, Johannes Brahms, Ära Krâ, The Prodigy, Richard Wagner, Arvo Paert, King Crimson, Wes Montgomery, Francis Poulenc, Miles Davis, Brad Mehldau, Opeth, Dream Theater, Carolin No, Dornenreich, Anathema, Obscura, Goethes Erben, Death, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, At The Gates, In Flames, Shantel, Deine Lakaien, Stevie Wonder, Atheist, Combichrist, Evanescence, Pendulum, Philipp Glass, Behemoth, The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble, My Dying Bride, Mike Oldfield, The Haunted, Aka Aka, Peter Fox, Necrophagist, Steve Reich.

Time for some shameless self promotion:
If you want to listen to some of my music ->

Other projects I've been involved in:

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share my music or music productionn skills, give clarinet/saxophone/guitar/piano etc lessons, and can share my confined knowledge about philosophy & psychology.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Lots of fun, life experiences and stories :)!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Egypt, England, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Kenya, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

Egypt, Germany

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