Among the Russia’s foremost composers. He was adored by famous brands Rachmaninoff and Tchaikovsky. He worked well as Tchaikovsky’s editor, producing contributions towards the composer’s 1st and second piano concertos. He was the conductor for the globe premiere of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2. He was the daddy of Kyriena Siloti, who became a famous pianist and instructor based in NY and Boston. He analyzed with Franz Liszt after graduating from the Moscow Conservatory.