Classical musician and highly respected educator. He headed the music department at Notre Dame, Indiana's Saint Mary's College for 18 years.
He was a student at the Cracow Conservatory and the Vienna Academy of Music.
He served the Russian military during World War I and organized a 426-performance tour of Asia and the Pacific Rim.
He relocated to Burbank, California, in 1983 after his second wife passed away.
He won the Anton Rubinstein and Franz Liszt prizes while in attendance at the Vienna Academy of Music.