Career lasted good into his 90s, largely due to his anatomical research into creating audio using the hands better. He performed for his brothers’ dance music group, the North Department High School music group, and vaudeville while he was an adolescent. He researched with Artur Schnabel in Berlin with Arnold Schoenberg. He and traditional vocalist Ruth Gevalt had been married on Sept 6, 1952. He released the entire piano functions of composer Erik Satie for the Vox label through the 1960s.