According to Wikipedia,
John Bell Young was an American concert pianist, music critic and author, best known for his performances and recordings of the music of the Russian composer Alexander Scriabin. Early years, education and training Young spent his childhood on the north shore of Long Island. His mother was a librarian, and his father, a native American Cherokee, was an amateur pianist and inventor. As a child, his first piano teachers were Miriam Freundlich, whose brother-in-law Irwin was chair of the piano division at Juilliard, and later Kyriena Siloti, the daughter of Russian pianist Alexander Siloti.