Young Yma Sumac in 1941.

Young Yma Sumac in 1941.

Yma Sumac 1984: Return Of The Legendary Sun Virgin, The Most Unforgettable Inca Princess The World Ever Heard

Dress worn by Yma Sumac on display at Museum of Vancouver’s From Rationing to Ravishing exhibit.

Dress worn by Yma Sumac on display at Museum of Vancouver’s From Rationing to Ravishing exhibit.

Legend Of The Sun Virgin

Legend Of The Sun Virgin

December 2, 1950: “Acclaimed the most exciting musical event of our generation.”
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December 2, 1950: “Acclaimed the most exciting musical event of our generation.”

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Visiting Yma at Hollywood Forever Cemetery on her 92nd birthday: September 13, 2014.

Beautiful illustration of Yma Sumac!

Beautiful illustration of Yma Sumac!

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Remembering Yma: November 1, 2011.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, CA.

Happy Birthday, Yma!

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Yma Sumac was born on September 13, 1922 in Cajamarca, Peru. Known for her incredible range, which spanned four octaves, Sumac began her singing career in Lima before moving to the United States. Her first album, “Voice of the Xtabay”, achieved incredible success upon its release in 1951, and…

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Yma Sumac “Ataypura”

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