(b Königsberg, 1902; d NY, 1972). Ger.-Amer. cellist and teacher. Baltimore. Début with Philadelphia Orch. 1916, later becoming its prin. cellist until 1919, when he joined NYSO. Went to Eur. 1927. Member of Menuhin Trio. Founder and art. dir. London Int. Violoncello Centre. Prof. of vc., École Normale, Paris, 1929–39, Juilliard Sch. from 1964.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.