Classical violinist and conductor whose performance career spanned more than sixty years. He discovered his build from Naoum Blinder on the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Conservatory of Music. He helped discover performers like cellist Yo-Yo Ma and violinist Itzhak Perlman. He wedded Nora Kaye on November 10, 1948, after that Vera Lindenblit on August 17, 1951, and Linda Reynolds on January 23, 1997. He documented several renditions of Beethoven during his longer career.