(b St Petersburg, 1859; d NY, 1932). Ger pianist, composer, and teacher. Was pupil of Liszt and acted as his secretary. Lived and worked in USA 1891–5. Prof. of pf., RMCM 1903–4. Cond. in Munich, 1908–10, returning to USA. Settled in NY 1914 but became prof. of pf., Canadian Acad., Toronto, 1921. Ed. complete works of Chopin, transcr. Liszt works, and comp. operas and pf. concs.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.