(b Moscow, 1899; d Stuttgart, 1974).
Russ.‐born Canadian composer, violinist, and pianist. Toured as duo with Edwin Fischer in Ger. 1925. Career as solo violinist and pianist from age 11, but later concentrated on comp. Works incl. 3 pf. concs.; 2 vn. concs.; conc. for orch.; triple conc. (tpt., cl., bn.); bn. conc.; 2 syms.; 3 str. qts.; 6 pf. sonatas; 2 vn. sonatas; and other chamber works. Settled in Canada 1953 (cit. 1958).