Brian Asawa


Age: 49

opera singer considered as one of the world's foremost countertenors (men with the approximate vocal range of mezzo-sopranos) whose repertoire ran from the Renaissance to Rorem who was one of only a handful of such singers to enjoy international renown and was among the relatively few Asian-Americans to attain stardom in the world of classical singing, who appeared on the stages of the Metropolitan Opera, the Paris Opera, the Mostly Mozart Festival, Carnegie Hall, and elsewhere.

Cause of Death: Heart failure

Born: October 1, 1966

Died: April 18, 2016

Mission Hills, California