(b Munich, 1915; d Port Joli, Nova Scotia, 1997). Ger.-born violist (Amer. cit. 1944). Member Strub Qt., violist in Ger. Radio SO. Went to USA 1939. Founding member of New Mus. Qt. 1947–56. Prof. of va. and chamber mus., Juilliard Sch. 1962–71, prof. of mus., Yale Univ. Mus. Sch. from 1971. Soloist and chamber-mus. player. Commissioned and gave f.ps. of Berio's Chemins II and III (1969). Gave f.p. of va. conc. by Bainbridge (1978).
From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.