Michael Zadora was born in New York on June 14, 1882. Polish-American pianist and composer. He began his studies with his father and then in 1899 at the Paris Conservatoire. After a period in which he studied with Leschetizky, he became a close member of the circle of Ferruccio Busoni, with Egon Petri. He taught at the Conservatory of Lemberg in 1910 and later in New York at the Institute of Musical Art.