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This Is What It Was Like to Hear Yma Sumac Sing in Concert

TIME - 12 Sep 2016
Tuesday marks what would have been the 94th birthday of the Peruvian singer known as Yma Sumac, who was born Sept. 13, 1922, and became known worldwide for a vocal range that spanned at least four octaves. In August of 1950, Sumac performed for ...
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White Center's Jubilee Days music lineup topped by Fame Riot

Westside Seattle - 27 Jun 2018
12:30pm. The Tikigraphs play Exotica Lounge music inspired by the Tiki pop culture phenomenon of the '50s & '60s, carrying on the tradition of legendary Exotica artists such as Martin Denny, Yma Sumac, Les Baxter, Arthur Lyman, and more. Highline Times.
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Motown superstar shines in Owosso

Argus Press - 27 Jun 2018
She learned to sing partly by emulating her favorite singers, she said, such as Ruby Lee (her mother), Yma Sumac, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Marian Anderson, Nina Simone and Lena Horne. Her extraordinary vocal gifts and near-instant success with ...
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Cabaret review: Yma Sumac - The Peruvian Songbird

InDaily - 15 Jun 2018
She, like Yma Sumac, is a coloratura soprano, and the sounds she conjures up with her voice — on behalf of her alter ego Sumac — are so astounding it's good to be reminded. Growling, purring, trilling, McGregor swoops — seemingly effortlessly, and ...
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Ali McGregor: Yma Sumac Review @ Adelaide Cabaret Festival 2018

scenestr - 18 Jun 2018
As she relayed Yma's life, Ali revealed her obsession with Yma, how she first heard her voice and wondered if it was human, her search for Yma, her two flights to LA to meet the custodian of Yma's estate. She began on Yma's life, her birth and ...
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Yma Sumac | Ali McGregor

Australian Stage Online - 17 Jun 2018
What a welcome the packed audience gave to Ali McGregor when she stepped out on stage to tell the story of Yma Sumac at the Dunstan Playhouse! The joyous welcome was equalled by the standing ovation she received at the end by her ecstatic admirers.
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Las lavanderas y el teatro

El Colombiano - 14 Jul 2018
Lo usual era asistir a ver películas, pero también se presentaron tenores como Ferruccio Tagliavini, Tito Schipa, y las cantantes Mary Anderson e Yma Sumac. En ocasiones como estas, el teatro, con capacidad superior a 4.000 asientos, siempre estaba ...
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Prototype: Opera/Theatre/Now Announces 2019 Lineup

Broadway World - 16 Jul 2018
Other recent projects include IDIOT with Robert Lyons; Bombay Rickey, an opera cabaret on Yma Sumac in Prototype 2016; Trade Practices, an immersive theatrical experience on value, Lush Valley, an immersive work on citizenship and civic responsibility, ...
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Buoyed by Drag, Yma Sumac's Silenced Voice Soars Again

Chelsea Now - 21 Mar 2017
BY GERALD BUSBY | “The Legend of Yma Sumac,” which opened March 15 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, is as exotic and surprising as its subject. Born Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri del Castillo, Yma Sumac (early 1920s–2008) was a Peruvian ...
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O bêbado e a equilibrista

Jornal i - 13 Jul 2018
Um cão dorme debaixo de um banco, acho que é a primeira vez que estou a ver um cão à solta pelas ulitsas de Moscovo, ou talvez seja o bicho de estimação do casal que discute para lá das 5,4 oitavas de extensão de voz da contralto peruana Yma Sumac.
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Astounding, charismatic: Ali McGregor is The Peruvian Songbird

ABC Local - 11 Apr 2018
Ali McGregor knows how to make an impression. Starting her career as a principal soprano with Opera Australia before running away to the (proverbial) circus with La Clique (La Soiree), she's been featured on the world stage in an all-round singing ...
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Who was Yma Sumac? Google Doodle honors the 'Peruvian songbird.'

Mic - 13 Sep 2016
On Sept. 13, 1922, Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri del Castillo, better known by her stage name Yma Sumac, the "Peruvian songbird" was born. Her divine, unworldly voice, which stretched more than four octaves, was largely responsible for introducing ...

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