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Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval (4 October 1917 – 5 February 1967) was a Chilean composer, songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and visual artist. She pioneered the Nueva Canción Chilena (Chilean' New Song), 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.

Parra was born in San Fabián de Alico, near San Carlos, Ñuble Province, a small town in southern… read more

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  • Avatar for jano_onate
    La mejor cantante de la música chilena <3
  • Avatar for ragazzo_cl
    La más grande de la historia de la música en Chile <3
  • Avatar for Touwa
    La cantante mas grande de Chile!
  • Avatar for Hokkus
    I don't understand a word she sings but damn, she is great!
  • Avatar for diversitymusic
    Siempre en nuestra memoria Violeta querida, en un año más de tu partida
  • Avatar for nosoyuncangrejo
    canciones de corazón
  • Avatar for orangexlemon
    Maestra !
  • Avatar for top20fanatico
    What a great and talented woman <3
  • Avatar for atpgaga
    Guys you should watch this! "Violeta se fue a los cielos" (2011) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2014392/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
  • Avatar for Jaciana
    Hermosa Violeta. Añoranza.

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