Master of artwork song repertory, in addition to an admired interpreter of Mozart, Beethoven, and Schumann. He emerged in second on the 1952 Queen Elisabeth competition. He was internationally known for his are a soloist, recitalist, and chamber musician. He fathered Right up until Engel who go on to become pianist in addition to a professor at Western world Germany’s Folkwang Hochschule. He was trained by Alfred Cortot from 1947 until 1948 at Paris’ École Normale de Musique.