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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ymasumac:

Remembering Yma: November 1, 2011.

Hollywood Forever Cemetery, CA.

Happy Birthday, Yma!

importantwomensbirthdays:

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…

fringefatty:

Yma Sumac “Ataypura”

Yma recording Mambo! In 1954, photographed by Tom Kelley.

Yma recording Mambo! In 1954, photographed by Tom Kelley.

polystudio:

Yma Sumac - tonic for a gloomy day. #ymasumac #fakeincan #records #vinyl #nowlistening

polystudio:

Yma Sumac - tonic for a gloomy day. #ymasumac #fakeincan #records #vinyl #nowlistening

appendixjournal:

Peruvian singer Yma Sumac knifing a mule skull in a Life magazine photo spread, 1950s.

appendixjournal:

Peruvian singer Yma Sumac knifing a mule skull in a Life magazine photo spread, 1950s.

criscervantes:

Things I remember to do at 1:30am . Just bought our tix for the Yma Sumac lecture, this Friday at Tiki Oasis. El Vez and Creepxotica 👌. It’s going to be a good time! 

#ymasumac #elvez #creexotica #tikioasis #tikioasis14 #tiki #sandiego #lecture #tikiwastes #tikitime

Sounds awesome! Please keep us updated!

criscervantes:

Things I remember to do at 1:30am . Just bought our tix for the Yma Sumac lecture, this Friday at Tiki Oasis. El Vez and Creepxotica 👌. It’s going to be a good time!

#ymasumac #elvez #creexotica #tikioasis #tikioasis14 #tiki #sandiego #lecture #tikiwastes #tikitime

Sounds awesome! Please keep us updated!
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