American pianist who released many recordings of traditional tracks with an focus on the Russian composers through the 18th and 19th centuries. He researched on the Julliard College and earned his initial music competition at a decade outdated. His name was presented with to the College or university of Maryland’s William Kapell International Piano Competition in 1986. His dad was of Spanish-Russian and Jewish ancestry, and his mom was Polish. He passed away in a airplane crash in 1953. He researched with Olga Samaroff on the Julliard School.