Recitalist and soloist who was simply an extremely respected composer and educator. He helped to determine the American Music Guild in NY in 1921. His compositions had been performed by violinist and conductor Eugène Ysaÿe and violinist Josef Stransky. He was the U.S. movie director from the International Culture for Modern Music from 1936 until 1940. He was wedded to Cosby Dansby on August 20, 1914. Jointly that they had one little girl. His NY concert debut in January 1921 included his recitations of composer Johannes Brahms within the program.