Concert musician whose six-disc set of Johannes Brahms' solo piano compositions garnered him great recognition.
His grandparents, both immigrants from Europe who had been piano teachers in the conservatories of their native Moscow and Warsaw, taught him music up until the age of 14.
He represented the United States at the first International UNESCO festival. He performed Emperor Concerto by Beethoven.
He was married to Arlette Patoux of Le Vesinet, France, in 1956.
His debut at the age of 10 was so acclaimed that Eugene Ormandy asked him to play with the Philadelphia Orchestra.