Yma Sumac

Yma Sumac
1923 - 2008

Yma Sumac  Peruvian Singer


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Yma Sumac was previously married to Moises Vivanco (1942 - 1965).


Peruvian Singer Yma Sumac was born Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo on 10th September, 1923 in Ichocán, Cajamarca, Peru and passed away on 1st Nov 2008 Los Angeles, California aged 85. She is most remembered for Vocalist with a 4.5-octave range. Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Yma Sumac is a member of the following lists: 20th-century women musicians, 20th-century Peruvian actresses and People with acquired American citizenship.


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First Name Yma
Middle Name Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri
Last Name Sumac
Maiden Name del Castillo
Full Name at Birth Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo
Alternative Name Yma Sumac "The Peruvian Songbird", Yma Súmac, "The Peruvian Songbird"
Age 85 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th September, 1923
Birthplace Ichocán, Cajamarca, Peru
Died 1st November, 2008
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality Peruvian
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Vocalist with a 4.5-octave range
Music Genre (Text) Exotica, World, Mambo, Lounge
Music Genre Easy Listening
Year(s) Active 1942–1997
Music Style Exotica, Vocal
Music Mood Quirky, Sophisticated, Theatrical, Uncompromising, Eccentric, Stylish, Playful, Ambitious, Whimsical
Instrument Vocals
Father Sixto Chavarri del Castillo
Mother Imma Summack Emilia Atahualpa
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Yma Sumac85 VirgoSinger
Moises Vivanco79 Aquarius


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CharlesMale194969 years oldMoises Vivanco


AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas2009TV Movie
Fol-de-Rol1972Various CharactersTV Movie
Las canciones unidas1960Movie
Música de siempre1958Movie
Omar Khayyam1957KarinaMovie
Secret of the Incas1954Kori-TicaMovie
Climax!1954Maria SantezTV Show
Shower of Stars1954Opera SingerTV Show




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