• 1951 – 1956

    Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (composition – Ján Cikker)

  • 1957 – 1961

    programme adviser of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

  • 1961 – 1968

    programme adviser and member of the selective body of the Czechoslovak Radio

  • since 1968

    he focuses on composition

  • 1985 – 1996

    teaches composition at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava

  • 1990 – 1991

    chairman of Slovak Music Union and president of the International Music Festival Melos-Ethos

Beside studying at a secondary grammar school he took private lessons of harmony and counterpoint under the tutorship of Ján Zimmer and piano under Rudolf Macudzinski.

 

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