He studied at the Milan Conservatory and Ecole Normale de Musique in Paris. He performed with prominent orchestras and renowned conductors, worked with pianists Carlo Zecchi, Paul Badura-Skoda and Dinu Lipatti.
In 1939 he came to Zagreb where he conducted the Zagreb Radio and Television Chamber Orchestra (today Croatian Radio and Television) and founded Zagrebački Solisti (Zagreb Soloists Ensemble) in 1953. After almost thirty years in Croatia, he moved to Milan where he conducted the Angelicum Ensemble.
He conducted the Chamber Radio Orchestra in Saarbrucken. In Salzburg he conducted the Camerata Accademica Ensemble.