Consuelo Colomer Cortés, passed away at age 85 on February 29, 2016 in Tarragona, Spain. She lived for 33 years in Chapel Hill with her late husband, Dr. Julio Cortés. She is survived by her son, Antonio Cortés, daughter-in-law Diane Cortés and sister Enriqueta Colomer. Consuelo was a concert pianist who toured many of the world's capitals playing with many renowned orchestras. She authored books on piano technique & interpretation as well as columns for music publications. Consuelo was also a prolific composer in her later years and created over fifty works. She was laid to rest in Creixell, Spain.