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, Whistler register (singing). Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

Yma Sumac is a member of the following lists: American women singers, Cancer deaths in California and Capitol Records artists.


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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"
Birthday 10th September, 1923
Birthplace Ichocán, Cajamarca, Peru
Died 1st November, 2008
Place of Death Los Angeles, California
Cause of Death Cancer
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality Peruvian
Occupation Text Singer
Occupation Singer
Claim to Fame Vocalist with a 4.5-octave range, Whistler register (singing)
Music Genre (Text) Exotica, World, Mambo, Lounge, New Age, Experimental, Indie
Music Genre Easy Listening
Year(s) Active 1942–1997, 1942–2006
Music Style Exotica, Vocal
Music Mood Quirky, Sophisticated, Theatrical, Uncompromising, Eccentric, Stylish, Playful, Ambitious, Whimsical
Instrument Vocals
Instrument (text) Her voice, Voice, sopranino, soprano, mezzosoprano, contralto, tenor, baritone, bass
Father Sixto Chavarri del Castillo
Mother Imma Summack Emilia Atahualpa

Yma Sumac (; September 13, 1922 (birth certificate) or September 10, 1922 (later documents) – November 1, 2008), was a Peruvian coloratura soprano. She was one of the most famous exponents of exotica music during the 1950s.

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Yma Sumac85 VirgoSinger
Moises Vivanco79 Aquarius


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CharlesMale194975 years oldMoises Vivanco


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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