Highly acclaimed concert musician who was the first pianist to be awarded the Premio Internazionale Musicale Chigiana award.
He won a 1966 Grammy Award when he was 19 for Best New Classical Artist/Most Promising New Classical Recording Artist and would go on to be nominated several more times throughout his career.
He suspended his career in 1968 after starting a family, but one morning, he heard a neighbor playing a radio broadcast of Bach, which inspired him to return to performing.
His father was the famed pianist Rudolf Serkin, and his grandfather was noted violinist Adolf Busch.
He studied with many notable musicians, including Karl Ulrich Schnabel.