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On 31 May 2024, Yma Sumac was a guest on In Focus. Yma Sumac has been played on NTS over 70 times, featured on 54 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 Callao, El Callao, Peru. Other dates mentioned in her various biographies range from 1921 to 1929. Some…

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