He is a singer, vocal, composer, lyric-writer, host, presenter and showman.
At the age of 14, Ricky Dandel has decided to be a singer, so he took the Bucharest train. „I have not striven too much; people have looked for me and have given me songs. My grandmother has bought me my first guitar; she was actually my musical sponsor when I was 14."
He attended the University of Letters in Sibiu, and, in parallel with the artistic career, he was a teacher at the Brukenthal College.
In 1967 he founds beat-rock band Solaris, in Sibiu, and has many tours in Transylvania. He had his television debut with this band in 1968.
In 1989 he moved to Germany, where, until 1996 he was a freelance artist and experienced freelancer in marketing, rhetoric and Business English, and in 1997 he became a teacher and head of the department for English and German subjects, in Munich.
He participated in Festivals and contests and got many awards. In 1991 he signed a contract with a famous Record Company, BMG Ariola, his first single being one of the first released in Germany on a compact disc (CD). He has released singles in Romania and in Germany.