He was born on January 26, 1947. Artist of the Rogach magazine, the Slovenské národné noviny newspaper.
After finishing primary school in Humennom he graduated from the Central School of Applied Arts in Bratislava. He continued his studies at the Univerzity P. J. Šafárika which he graduated in 1972. After graduation he worked for three years at the gymnasium in Sniene. In 1975, he began working as an editor of the Czechoslovak information agency (Tlačová agentúra Slovenskej republiky). Since 1971, he published cartoons and aphorisms in a various newspapers. Aphorisms of P. Gossanyi often appear in a different radio shows. There is no such newspaper or magazine where his name did not appear. He regularly participates in Slovak and foreign exhibitions and cartoon contests.