11 Apr 2011

Daniel Catán, Composer of Operas in Spanish, Dies at 62


By Margalit Fox [NY Times, 11 April 2011]
Daniel Catán, a Mexican composer known for bringing Spanish-language operas into the international repertory, including an adaptation of the film “Il Postino” that starred Plácido Domingo in its world premiere last year, died last weekend in Austin, Tex. He was 62 and lived in South Pasadena, Calif.