Classical pianist who became known for his vast repertoire and distinguished skill.
He won first prize at the 1974 Naumburg Competition and was given the 1977 Avery Fisher Prize.
He began teaching at the Manhattan School of Music in 2006.
His family brought him to New York City when he was eight months old. His mother began giving him piano lessons when he was four.
He earned the gold medal at the 1981 Van Cliburn International Competition.