Ödön Rácz was born in Budapest. He is double bass soloist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra and the Vienna State Opera Orchestra since 2009. Ödön Rácz has performed as a soloist with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, the Münchener Kammerorchester, the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks as well as the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, the Haydn Philharmonic and the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra.
He has played as a soloist and participated in chamber music performances in Europe, Brazil, China, Korea and Japan. He won in a number of international competitions. In 2013, "Double Bass Fantasy" was released as a CD by Granola. In 2016, he published his third CD with Deutsche Grammophon .