was born in Algiers. At the age of one, he moved with his family to New York City. He started playing the guitar at the age of 14. He attributes his song writing style to having been a self-taught musician. A troubadour at heart, he has been traveling from place to place, spending time in Maryland, D.C, Paris, Barcelona, Berlin, and Virginia only to make a full circle and find himself back in New York. He now lives in Manhattan, where he performs his latest Folk/Rock albums and composes original scores for films and documentaries.