• 1953 – 1958

    the Conservatory in Žilina (violoncello, accordion and piano)

  • 1958 – 1960

    studies of composition at the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (Alexander Moyzes and Ján Cikker)

  • 1962 – 1965

    Panstwowa Wysza Szkola Muzyczna in Katowice in Poland, composition – Bolesław Szabelski and external consultation at Witold Lutoslawski's

  • 1965 – 1968

    the head of a music programme of the Slovak Radio in Košice

  • 1968 – 1977

    the director of programming at the Slovak Television in Bratislava

  • 1977 – 1988

    the director of programming at SĽUK

  • 1988 – 1991

    a freelance artist

  • 1990 – 1995

    the Chairman of the Club of Slovak Composers

  • 1991 – 1995

    an associate professor at the Faculty of Education in Nitra

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