(*31.7.1942 Frenštát pod Rodhoštěm)
He studied piano, oboe, composition and conducting at the Conservatory in Brno. He continued at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno with František Jílek. From 1968, he worked at the Brno Opera as correpetitor and choirmaster. From 1979 to 1985, he was the conductor of Opera in Ústí nad Labem. From 1985 to 1992, he returned again to Brno, from 1992 to 1994 , he worked at the Slovakian National Theatre in Bratislava. In 1994, he returned ti the Opera in Brno, and since 2005, he has conducted at the Pilsen Opera. Since 1988, he has been a pedagogue at the Janáček Academy of Performing Arts in Brno.