The spouse of Duo Tal & Groethuysen. He started touring with Yaara Tal in 1985. He was students with Ludwig Hoffmann in Munich and Peter Feuchtwanger in London. He and Tal received many awards, like the Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik, the Echo award from the German Phono Academy, as well as the Cannes Classical Prize. He was created in Munich, the kid of Herbert Groethuysen. He and Tal documented the seven-volume comprehensive functions for four-hand piano by Franz Schubert in the past due nineties.