Soloist and chamber musician who had a successful teaching career at The Juilliard School and the Mannes College The New School for Music.
He was a student at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia under Isabelle Vengerova.
He trained many future notables, including Bruce Brubaker, Robert Taub, and Lowell Liebermann.
His brother was violinist Isidor Lateiner.
He worked with many world-famous conductors, including Leonard Bernstein.