Eddy Marron, born in 1938, has been a professional musician since he was 20 years old. In 1968 he graduated from his studies in concert guitar at the state University for Music in Heidelberg-Mannheim. In 1971, he founded his own music school in Mannheim and later led a jazz workshop in Darmstadt. He has been a lecturer for guitar in Cologne since 1981. Eddy moved to the Netherlands in 1976, where he was also a lecturer for guitar and rhythm at the Royal University for Music in The Hague. He died on the 6th of February 2013.