Respected teacher and musician known for his collaborations with world-famous symphony orchestras and quartets.
He was a graduate of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Leipzig.
He was given the title of Chevalier in the Legion of Honor in 1935 for his contributions to French music.
He fathered two children by wife Mary Vincent Pratt whom he married in 1910.
He created transcriptions of Edward MacDowell's compositions.