Spanish composer and pianist known for popular compositions of the 40's and 50's like Tatuaje, La Paralla, and Rocio.
He devoted himself to music in 1934, teaching music classes to up-and-coming artists.
He composed more than five thousand compositions in his lifetime.
He was married to Martha Lehman.
His music appeared in the 2009 film Broken Embraces, directed by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar.