Biography of Roland Kohlsaat (1913–1978)

  • born in Hamburg in 1913
  • attended arts and crafts school in Hamburg
  • trained as lithographer, painter and sculptor
  • drew illustrations for newspaper and magazines after the war
  • 1953, Julio und Jimmy first published in children’s supplement of Stern
  • Julio und Jimmy (later Jimmy das Gummipferd) appeared weekly until 1976
  • died in 1978