Ferrer, Rafael, Spanish conductor; b. St.-Celoni, near Barcelona, May 22, 1911. He studied with Luis Millet and Enrique Morera (composition) and Eduardo Toldrá (violin). He played the violin in various orchs. in Spain; then devoted himself mainly to conducting. He specialized in Spanish music, and revived many little-known works of Granados, Turina, and other Spanish composers.
—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire