Personality profile

Photo: Ladislav Martoník

Ladislav Martoník

1944 Košice – 1968 Košice

jazz
trumpet

Bio

Bio

1950
became a member of the U Göbela wind orchestra in Košice at the age of six
1953
member of the school wind orchestra at his primary school in Košice
1958
Technical Art School in Bratislava
1961
member of the Traditional Club
1963
member of the Revival Jazz Band
1965
participated in a trumpet competition in Vienna, where he was awarded a study scholarship in Graz (Austria)
1965 – 1968
Jazz Faculty of the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst in Graz (Austria), studying the trumpet
1968
shot dead in Košice by Warsaw Pact occupation forces
1991
received the Ladislav Martoník Award in memoriam from the Slovak Jazz Society for Best Slovak Jazz Performer



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