Born in 1957 in Leipzig, Christian has a skilled worker qualification as a wood turner and a M.A. graduation in Theatre Sciences and Sociology. But since 1988 he works as a freelance author of plays both for radio and stage. In the last few years he especially wrote radio dramas about themes of globalization, usually in the form of fictional stories with a real background. Christian also published some books with plays and radio dramas and with travel stories.