Claus was born and raised in Esbjerg (Denmark) where he lived till he was 22 years old. During childhood and adolescence his interest for music grew and has since been the main interest in his life. During that time Claus played in various local bands and constellations in a wide range of styles of music – everything from jazz fusion to Blues Rock – he also studied classical guitar.
He lived in London from August 1988 to August 2003 and during his stay he was the guitarist/bassist/percussionist and Musical Director for various London based bands/projects and singer/songwriters. In 1998 he started my own band – ’YSR’ – playing original songs around London. He also did a one year Diploma degree in sound engineering. In the early 1990s he started to write songs and has since then been very productive. In August 2003 he returned to Denmark and continued writing and playing music. June 2010 Claus released his first CD which was well received by the radio stations.