• 1937 – 1939

    grammar school in Prievidza

  • 1944 – 1952

    Conservatory in Bratislava (conducting – Karel Schimpl, composing – Alexander Moyzes)

  • 1954 – 1969

    conductor of the ĽUT ensemble in the Slovak Radio in Bratislava

  • 1972 – 1981

    secretary of the Creative Committee of the Slovak Composers Union

  • 1962 – 1972

    editor of the record companies Supraphon and OPUS

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