Acclaimed Swiss musician known for performing and recording both contemporary and classical works.
He took piano lessons from Santiago Baranda Reyes and was given a scholarship in 1967 by the German Academic Exchange Service DAAD.
He was an advocate for contemporary composers, premiering many works, including Tristan by German composer Hans Werner Henze.
He was born in Montevideo, the largest city in Uruguay, as well as its capital city and primary port.
He worked with Leonard Bernstein on recordings of Bartok and Stravinsky.