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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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  • La cantante mas grande de Chile!
  • I don't understand a word she sings but damn, she is great!
  • Siempre en nuestra memoria Violeta querida, en un año más de tu partida
  • canciones de corazón
  • Maestra !
  • What a great and talented woman <3
  • Guys you should watch this! "Violeta se fue a los cielos" (2011) http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2014392/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
  • Hermosa Violeta. Añoranza.
  • ¡Feliz cumpleaños Violeta de mis amores!
  • Yo te di mi corazón, devuélvemelo enseguida, a tiempo me he dado cuenta, que vo' no lo merecíai. ♥

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