Well known artist and educator who educated many internationally known musicians. He was called in 1968 an Honored Musician from the RSFSR and in 1990 People’s Musician from the RSFSR. His learners included Dmitri Alexeev, Arcadi Volodos, Nikolai Demidenko, Stanislav Ioudenitch, and Claudio Martinez Mehner. He was created in Tbilisi, Georgia. His recordings of Ludwig truck Beethoven’s works had been mainly released on Compact disc.