Daniel Catan (1949 - 9 April 2011) was a Mexican opera composer. He is best known for turning the Italian movie, Il Postino, into an opera. He was working at the University of Texas at Austin on a new opera based on the Frank Capra movie, Meet John Doe.
- "Mexican opera composer Catan dies in Texas - Boston.com". articles.boston.com. 11 April 2011 [last update]. http://articles.boston.com/2011-04-11/news/29407018_1_new-opera-daniel-catan-los-angeles-opera. Retrieved 13 April 2011.