(b Philadelphia, 1918; d NY, 1985). Amer. pianist. Début with Los Angeles PO 1930. Gave f. Amer. p. of Shostakovich's 1st conc., Philadelphia 1934. Played at Potsdam Conference, July 1945, in presence of Churchill, Truman, and Stalin. Champion of Gottschalk. Prof. of pf., Eastman Sch. of Mus. 1964–75, then at NY Univ.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.