The Aug. 6 death of 78-year-old Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer brought fresh memories of one of the most spectacular and improbable music success stories of the past decade. Read Leila Cobo's column.

The Aug. 6 death of 78-year-old Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer brought fresh memories of one of the most spectacular and improbable music success stories of the past decade. Read Leila Cobo's column.