Odessa, July 27, 1848—Rome, Jan. 8, 1933; notable pianist especially devoted to Chopin's mus.; son and pupil of a prof. at Vienna Univ.; studied also with Dachs, Vienna Cons.; 1869 toured Russia with great succ. that followed him throughout Europe and America; in Denmark he received the Order of the Danebrog p.321 from the King; 1916, Beethoven medal of London Philh.; returned to U. S. 1923 after a decade's absence; in final years his playing was marked by many eccentricities. He was more noted for refinement of effects in his playing than for sustained strength of interpretation. Ed. works of Chopin.