Sven was born in 1974, raised in Germany and first picked up the guitar when he was 13. He completed his studies at the American Institute of Music (A.I.M.) at age 17. After having been focused on rock and metal, his musical interests diversified into other styles such as pop, country, hip and trip-hop without loosing sight of the essentials of being a good guitarist and performer. Tone, musicality, technical ability, a good commercial ear combined with his own personal magic have made Sven a well booked musician in a variety of categories.