• 1917 – 1923

    a secondary grammar school and from 1920 also the School of Music in Bratislava (piano – Frico Kafenda)

  • 1927 – 1931

    Music and Drama Academy in Bratislava (composition and piano – Frico Kafenda, conducting – Josef Vincourek)

  • 1931 – 1933

    composition studies at the Master School of the Prague Conservatory (Vítězslav Novák)

  • 1933

    a teacher of theoretical subjects and from 1948 at the Music and Drama Academy in Bratislava (1941 nationalized and renamed to the State Conservatory in Bratislava)

  • 1941 – 1948

    a teacher of composition at the State Conservatory in Bratislava

  • 1948 – 1960

    a teacher and the head of the Department of Music at the University of Education in Bratislava

  • 1963 – 1974

    he lectured on musicology and education at the Philosophical Faculty, Comenius University

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