Founded the innovative Contemporary Chamber Ensemble. He was known for his long collaborations with other artists.
He had a 30-year creative partnership with famed mezzo-soprano Jan DeGaetani.
He served as pianist from 1969 until 1998 for the Boston Symphony Chamber Players.
His family noticed his musical talents early on, and he became a pupil of Leonard Shure, Julius Hereford, and Isabelle Vengerova.
He had a productive recording career, laying down tracks of such composers as Arnold Schoenberg and Joseph Haydn.