Ferrari, Gustave, Swiss pianist, singer, conductor, and composer; b. Geneva, Sept. 28, 1872; d. there, July 29, 1948. He studied at the Geneva Cons, and in Paris. After a period as an operetta conductor, he toured as accompanist to Yvette Guilbert; later toured on his own as a singer-pianist in the folk song repertoire. He wrote some dramatic music.
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