• 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