Yma Sumac

7/1/15 – Yma Sumac – Chuncho – 1953/ Miracles – 1971/ The Best Of Yma Sumac – 2014

Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri del Castillo, also known as The Peruvian Songbird was born in 1922 in Callao, Peru. Better known to the world as Yma Sumac (how beautiful in Quechua), she boasted a five octave vocal range and claimed to be an Incan Princess and a direct descendant of the last Incan Emperor Atuhalpa […]