Argentine maestro dies, 58main
The conductor and composer Erik Oña has died suddenly in Switzerland, where he headed the Electroacoustic Music Laboratory of the Basle music academy.
Born in Cordoba, he taught in Buffalo and Tokyo in the 1990s. In the 2000s, he taught composition at the University of Birmingham while producing a stream of challenging modern works.
He married the Argentine pianist Helena Bugallo; they had two children.