(b Lemberg, 1862; d NY, 1946). Ukrainian pianist. Début Vienna 1876. Retired from concert platform to study philosophy, Vienna Univ. 1880–6. Began foreign tours 1887, making int. reputation as one of the great pianists ‘in the grand manner’. Toured USA 1888–9, partly with Kreisler. London début 1895. Taught at Curtis Inst. Settled in NY 1939.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.