Known for his mastery of Classical and Romantic-era composers. His fresh knowledge of the piano was uncanny. He performed publicly starting at age group five, but was sidelined at age group seven for the calendar year with poliomyelitis. He still were able to make his formal recital debut at age group eight. He relocated to Paris when he was 19 to review with Marguerite Longer. He emerged in third on the Long-Thibaud Competition another year. He was created right into a musical family members: his dad performed the violin and his mom was a talented pianist. He performed Robert Schumann’s famous Piano Concerto in A, Op. 54, when he was 15.