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Chilean Folk Music (1958), Volume 2

Violeta Del Pueblo

Cuecas Y Tonadas Populares


Canto Popular De Chile
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Birth Name: Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval
Born: 1917/10/04
Birth Place: San Carlos, Chile
Died: 1967/02/05
Years Active: 1949-1965
Genres: Folk, Singer-songwriter, Andean Music, Latin Music, Chilean Music, Experimental Music

Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval (4 October 1917 – 5 February 1967) was a notable Chilean folklorist and visual artist. She set the basis for "New Song," La Nueva Canción chilena, a renewal and a reinvention of Chilean folk music which would absorb and extend its influence far beyond Chile.

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