Gerhard Finkenbeiner, born April 11th, 1930, was one of the world's best Scientific Glassblowers. His experiences as a young boy in Germany gave him an early start in his outstanding career. He was also an inventor, musician, scientist and an accomplished pilot. Few can claim to have realized their dreams the way Gerhard did. He will be remembered most for his friendship.
He and his plane disappeared on May 6th, 1999.
Although we never know what has become of him, his spirit lives on in the people who have shared his life and enjoyed his accomplishments.
Gerhard was a father, a generous employer, an inspiring mentor, and our hero.
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