• 1921

    completion of the grammar school in Prešov

  • 1921 – 1924

    Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest (piano – István Thomán, conducting – Emil Ábrányi, composing – Leó Weiner, Zoltán Kodály)

  • 1925 – 1933

    active as conductor, working in several places both in Czechoslovakia and abroad

  • 1933 – 1945

    teacher, later headmaster of the Music School in Prešov

  • 1945 – 1955

    officer, later head of the music department, finally conductor of the radio in Košice

  • 1955 – 1962

    director of the Conservatory in Bratislava

  • 1962 – 1967

    head of the Slovak Music Fund board

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