|Birth Date||5 August 1925|
|Birth Place||Weißwasser, Schlesien, Germany|
|Death Date||27 June 2001|
He got his first tattoo at the age of 10. He began tattooing in 1946. He opened his own studio in 1947 in Frankfurt, Germany and it was open for 40 almost years. He got his tongue pierced in 1978 with a 10ga Dermal Punch and this was documented in the PFIQ.
Tattoo Samy introduced Jim Ward to barbell jewelry. In 1975, Manfred Kohrs became Samy's student. Samy and Manfred Kohrs pioneered many jewelry designs such as the fixed bead ring and internally threaded barbells. They also developed a rotary tattoo machine together from 1974 - 1978.