Casmir was born in 1960. After he studied English Studies, Philosophy, Soziology, he worked till 1991 as staff- and companyconsultant. Since 1992 he worked as co-editor of the literature journal in Mainz »Zeichen und Wunder« (»Signs and Wonder«) – Casmir died of aids in 1994, only one month bevor his novel »Ohnsgond«, about an island situated at the coast of norway, that is »coated« with aids, was published.