Aggressively promoted the compositions of Ferruccio Busoni. He founded the Leonardo Academy for the integration of art and science.
He toured Europe in the 1920s as a pianist before relocating to the United States in 1929.
He recorded his first Improvised Sonata after reading The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci in 1953. He would eventually record 550 Improvised Sonatas by 1990.
He married his wife Lorraine.
He recorded a total of 51 LP records consisting of Franz Liszt's piano music.