Born in Bátaszék, Hungary. Pupil at the Cremona International School, then a teacher there until 1958. In 1959 he emigrated to the USA, first working in Yorkville, then in New York City from 1965. Instruments based on Stradivari and Guarneri models with a spirit varnish.
Father of Nashville-based maker Peter (b. 1949).
- The auction record for this maker is $5,240 in Jun 2005, for a violin. - 3 auction price results.