He was born in 1935 in the Far East.
In 1961 he graduated from the Tallinn Art Institute with a degree in “Art glass processing” and became a cartoonist. Ideal considers caricature “without words”, but does not neglect words. Despite the great amount of busyness with artistic creativity, he copes well with the duties of the head of the illustrations department of the newspaper Sovetskaya Estonia.
A series of “Masters of the Soviet cartoon” ed. Soviet Artist 1989