(b Teschen, 1905; d Berne, Switz., 1991). Austrian-born violinist, composer, and teacher (Brit. cit.). Leader Oslo PO 1927. Ass. to Flesch 1927–30. Prof., Berlin State Acad. 1930–3. Settled in Eng. 1934. Prof. GSMD 1944–58. Prof. Cologne State Acad. and Berne Cons. from 1957. He was a noted exponent of contemporary mus. and much sought after as teacher. CBE 1977.
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.