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Yma Sumac

Yma Sumac has been played on NTS over 30 times, featured on 29 episodes and was first played on 21 March 2014.

Yma Sumac (September 13, 1922 – November 1, 2008) was the stage name of a Peruvian singer named Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo. When still a child in rural Peru, she attracted notice for her extraordinary voice, and joined the Compañía Peruana de Arte in the early 1940s.

Yma Súmac was born in Ichocán, Cajamarca, Peru. Other dates mentioned in her various biographies range from 1921 to 1929. Some sources claim that she was not born in Ichocán, but in a nearby…

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Ataypura (High Andes)
Yma Sumac
Capitol Records2000
Ataypura (High Andes)
Yma SumacCapitol Records2000
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Ataypura!
Yma Sumac
Rev-Ola2003
Ataypura!
Yma SumacRev-Ola2003
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Cumbe-Maita (Calls Of The Andes)
Yma Sumac
Capitol Records1955
Cumbe-Maita (Calls Of The Andes)
Yma SumacCapitol Records1955
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Witallia! (Fire In The Andes)
Yma Sumac
Capitol Records1952
Witallia! (Fire In The Andes)
Yma SumacCapitol Records1952
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Ripui (Farewell)
Yma Sumac, Moises Vivanco
Capitol Records1953
Ripui (Farewell)
Yma Sumac, Moises VivancoCapitol Records1953
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Tumpa (Earthquake)
Yma Sumac
Universe2003
Tumpa (Earthquake)
Yma SumacUniverse2003
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Lament
Yma Sumac
Capitol Records1952
Lament
Yma SumacCapitol Records1952
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Chuncho (The Forest Creatures)
Yma Sumac
Capitol Records1955
Chuncho (The Forest Creatures)
Yma SumacCapitol Records1955
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Chicken Talk
Yma Sumac
Capitol Records1954
Chicken Talk
Yma SumacCapitol Records1954
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Ataypura
Yma Sumac
EMI France1991
Ataypura
Yma SumacEMI France1991
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