Classical pianist whose masterful technique and musicality just began to be valued following his death. He and his family members escaped from Russia in 1923. He researched privately with Felix Blumenfeld. He was created into a category of professional music artists: two of his brothers had been violinists, while another was a pianist. He previously moderate achievement during his profession, but history remaining him to reside in the darkness of Kiev Conservatory classmate Vladimir Horowitz.