Born in 1949 in Grasse, France, grew up in a family in the “business.” Very young, he showed an interest in high perfumery. After obtaining his baccalauréat in science in 1967, he entered the Perfumery school of Roure Bertrand Dupont. There he studied with Marcel Carles (son of Jean Carles, the founder of the school and of the famous Roure Method). According to his peers, even then he stood out as a phenomenon. First a perfumer for Roure in Grasse, he joined the Fine Fragrance department of the company in 1977, then headed by Jean Amic. In the mid 80s he became one of France's star perfumers
     
Aura for Women Parfums Jacomo
2001
 
C'est La Vie Christian Lacroix
1989
 
Jean Luc Amsler Homme Jean Luc Amsler
2000
 
Lys Méditerranée Parfums Frédéric Malle    
Mitsouko Guerlain
2000
 
Parfum de Peau Parfums Montana
1997
Reformulion
Parfum de Homme Parfums Montana
1989
 
Poison Parfums Christian Dior
1985
 
Rykiel Grey Sonia Rykiel
2003
 
Tendre Poison Parfums Christian Dior
1994
 
Une Rose Parfums Frédéric Malle
2003
 
Vendetta Pour Homme Mario Valentino
1991