Born: Marlburg, Germany. Emigrated to Cuba, 1838.
Died: Havana, Cuba.
Occupation: Malacologist. Naturalist.
Education: Ph.D., University of Marlburg, 1827.
Travels: Extensive travels in the West Indies.
Collection Deposition: Museum Poey, Havana, Cuba.
Data from: Abbott, R.T., and M.E. Young (eds.). 1973. American Malacologists: A national register of professional and amateur malacologists and private shell collectors and biographies of early American mollusk workers born between 1618 and 1900. American Malacologists, Falls Church, Virginia. Consolidated/Drake Press, Philadelphia. 494 pp.