Peter Zagar

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Born 1961 in Bratislava. 1977 – 1981 studied composition privately with Víťazoslav Kubička. 1981 – 1986 studied with Ivan Hrušovský at the Academy of Music and Drama in Bratislava (AMD). 1987 – 1992 worked as music director at Slovak Radio. 1992 scholarship of the Electroacoustic Studio GRAME in Lyon. 1992 – 1994 lived 6 months in Chartres, France, taught music at the Municipal Music School. 1993 worked as programme annotator for the Slovak Philharmonic. 1994 – 1997 free-lancing as composer, translator, writer, member of VENI ensemble, Middle-Class Chamber Orchestra Požoň sentimentál, Ali Ibn Rachid and music producer. 1999 – 2000 ArtsLink fellowship, hosted by Temple University Public Radio, Philadelphia. 2000 head of the publishing department of Music Centre Slovakia.