Composer and conductor known for his Wandelkonzert arrangements.
He played violin with the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra from 1960 to 1965.
He composed a great deal of music for accordions, including a 1980 concerto.
His family was residing in Bratislava when he was born. He died in Haste, Germany.
He and Johann Nepomuk Hummel are both prominent composers from Slovakia.