Dieter Krauthausen, born 1960. Studied music form 1980-1984 at the Musikhochschule Köln (University for Music and Dance in Cologne), main subject, classical guitar. 1984-1986, post graduate course in sound engineering at the Robert Schumann Institute in Düsseldorf. 1984-1996, together with Arno Steffen, owner of the recording studio "Fertig United Tonstudio".
Worked as a freelance sound engineer in numerous studios in Germany and abroad, incl. CAN-Studio, Conny Plank Studio (Cologne), Home Studios (Hamburg), Metropolis Studios (London), MG-SOUND (Vienna), Olympic Studios (London), Mission Sound Recording (New York). 1997 "krauthausen musik & tonproduktion" established, which, after two re-locations and extensions, became the owner-led "Tonstudio Krauthausen GmbH" in 2011. In addition, collaborations as sound engineer, musician, producer, arranger, composer or sound director on numerous CD productions, live performances and film scores. Since 2001, productions for the music publishing business "krauthausen musikverlag".
Winter term 2002/2003, guest professorship at Mainz University of Applied Sciences in "Audio Design" at the Institute for Media Design and Media Technology, IMG.