Yma Sumac (September 13, 1922 – November 1, 2008) was the stage name of a peruvian singer named Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo. When still a child in rural Peru, she attracted notice for her extraordinary voice, and joined the Compañía Peruana de Arte in the early 1940s.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMUIgGMYAwI Yma Sumac, her second album THE SUN VIRGIN, released 1952. Peru, music written for Yma Sumac by Moises Vivanco. http://www.sunvirgin.com/ "Yma Sumac first appeared on radio in 1942. She recorded at least 18 tracks of Peruvian folk songs in Argentina in 1943. These early recordings for the Odeon label featured Moisés Vivanco's group, Compañía Peruana de Arte, a group of 46 Indian dancers, singers, and musicians."