Traditional musician who knew a lot more than 100 concertos, including functions by Beethoven, Liszt, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, and Stravinsky. He was honored a Churchill Fellowship when he was 13, getting the youngest receiver at that time. He regarded Melbourne pianist Noel Mewton-Wood to become ‘the most rousing and intellectually effective pianist Australia provides ever created’ and organized a few of Mewton-Wood’s music from 1944’s Tawny Pipit for single piano. His mom Veronica Tozer was also a talented pianist. She trained music to aid her two sons after her divorce from Major-General Donald Tozer. He was trained by Artur Schnabel’s last pupil, Maria Curcio, who was simply also Schnabel’s preferred pupil.