Ingenious composer and pianist whose career finished and was nearly overlooked due to the Nazi acquisition of power in Germany. He analyzed at Prague Conservatory, Vienna, Leipzig, and Cologne, where he was informed by Claude Debussy, Maximum Reger, Fritz Steinbach, and Willi Thern. He was granted the Mendelssohn Reward twice, 1st in 1913 and once again in 1918. He was among the 1st classically trained music artists to start to see the virtues of jazz music. He was also open-minded plenty of to accept Dadaism. His great-uncle was the famed Julius Schulhoff. His early coach was Antonin Dvorak.