Musician, author, and educator considered to be a giant among keyboard artists of his time and a virtuoso.
He was graduated from the Vienna Akademie für Musik und Darstellende Kunst with a First Prize in piano performance. Because of his exceptional abilities, he was sent on a European concert tour by the Austrian government.
He became a National Patron for the international professional music fraternity Delta Omicron.
His family recognized his talents early on, and he studied with some of the best teachers available, including
He was considered to be one of the greatest experts on Russian Romantic composer Anton Rubinstein's repertoire.