- From Prague, Czechoslavakia (Czech Republic). Lives in Canada.
- Learned guitar as a child listening to smuggled-in Doc Watson albums.
- Defected to the United States in 1982; moved to Canada in 1986. Also lived in Nashville for a couple of years.
- Won the Canadian National Guitar Championship.
- 1991, released Spring in the Old Country album on Flying Fish Records.
- 1995, released Summer Solstice album on Sierra Records.
- 1997, released Fall of My Dreams album on Hollywood Records.
- 1998, worked with Chris Jones and the Night Drivers.