BirthdayOctober 4, 1917

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Violeta Parra

    Full name: Violeta Parra
    Also known as: Violeta Parra, Parra, Violeta
    Professions: Soundtrack, Composer

  2. Violeta Parra Known for

    Violeta Went to Heaven (2011), His Secret Life (2001), Serrat y Sabina: el símbolo y el cuate (2013), Goodbye First Love (2011)

  3. Violeta Parra Death information

    Died: Sunday, 5th of February, 1967 (Age: 49)

  4. Violeta Parra Biography

    Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval (4 October 1917 – 5 February 1967) was a Chilean composer, songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and visual artist. She set the basis for "Chilean' New Song", the Nueva canción chilena, a renewal and a reinvention of Chilean folk music which would extend its sphere of influence outside Chile. In 2011 Andrés Wood directed a biopic about her, titled Violeta Went to Heaven.

  5. Violeta Parra Family

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