Classical artist known for creating study material for the piano and for his frequent concerts at Amsterdam's Concertgebouw.
He studied at the Conservatory of Music in Amsterdam and was awarded the Prix d'excellence in the early 1930s.
He was named Knight of the Order of Oranje Nassau in 1975.
His family recognized his talents, and he began performing with orchestras while he was still a teenager.
He was a respected interpreter of Johann Sebastian Bach's compositions for piano and harpsichord.