Mudcat Café message #1992978 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162   Message #1992978
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
10-Mar-07 - 06:27 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Senor Don Gato
Subject: RE: Origins: Senor Don Gato
The song is Spanish and Sephardic Jewish, possibly dating before the 17th century, as discussed in the material above. Time of origin and authors unknown.
Of course there are many modern revisions, some with known authors but most anon.