Classical and jazz musician known for his mastery of Mozart and Beethoven. He passed away as he previously wished: on Mozart’s birthday. He began monitoring on the Vienna Music Academy in 1942 where he was trained by Bruno Seidlhofer and Joseph Marx. He founded the International Musikforum, a college for those desperate to research improvisation. He previously two marriages, someone to Paola Loew as well as the various other to Yuko Wakiyama. He previously three sons, two of whom became reputed pianists. He partnered with fellow jazz musician Chick Corea in 1982.