BORN : 13. November 1952 in Kolozsvár (Cluj), Transylvania (Romania) as Hungarian minority.
MUSICAL STUDIES : Conzervatoriu de Muzica G.Dima-Cluj (Musicology, Pedagogy), Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music – Budapest ( guitar with Szendrey- Karper László), also with Costas Cotsiolis ( Athens Conservatory of Music), Masterclasses with John Williams ( Cordoba) Leo Brouwer ( Rotterdam) …
RADIO, TELEVISION appearences, Festivals, Masterclasses and Concerts activities: Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Germany, Finland, Sweden.
More than 40 Publications ( EMB, Schott, Universal, Salabert- Durand)
His arrangement of Turina’s Gipsy Dances was considered by the American critic George Warren:
„ For all its nominal Spanishness, though I’ve allways felt Turina’s work for solo guitar, written for and with Andres Segovia, leaned a bit more toward Paris than toward Andalucia. Not so the two volumes of Danzas Gitanas ( gipsy dances) for piano, the first of which appears here in the magisterial two-guitar arrangement by Hungarina guitarist Zoltan Tokos. Here Turina dispences with Segovia’s cosmopolite urbanity and sophistication and presents flamenco puro, after the dark manner of gipsy guitarist Ramon Montoya” …
The most important several CD Albums: Concierto de Aranjuez, Boccherini Integral Guitar Quintets, Music Around the World.
Since 1975 professor at Debrecen University – Music Department (earlier the formal provincial department of Budapest Liszt Ferenc Academy).
Doctoral Degree : (DLA) in 2004 at Liszt Ferenc Academy Budapest
The Thesis: The J.S. Bach Lute pieces’ Interpretation Problematics on the Guitar
From 1990 lives in both countries: Spain and Hungary ( Sevilla,Budapest)
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