Concert musician known for his excellent handling of Schumann and Brahms. Exceptional Royal Academy of Music college students received an award in his name. He became close friends with baritone Harry Plunket Greene while in London and both would continue to truly have a productive collaboration through the 1890s. His function was both extremely praised and highly criticized by playwright George Bernard Shaw. He was created to a Staffordshire family members who resided in Walthamstow, Essex. He was trained by Clara Schumann at Frankfurt’s Hoch Conservatory.