1)Who was the player with the White pieces?
2)Is there a precedent to the combination seen in this position?
White to move and win
A Rossolimo Brilliancy
Nicolas Rossolimo – Paul Reissman, San Juan 1967
One precedent was set by a famous U.S. Champion.
The Marshall Brilliancy
Stepan Levitsky-Frank Marshall, Breslau 1912
But there are others as well as shown in a ChessBase article.