Quotes by Violeta Parra

About Violeta Parra:

Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval was a Chilean composer, songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and visual artist. She pioneered the "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.

Author Bio

  • NameVioleta Parra
  • Descriptionmusician, folklorist
  • BornOctober 4, 1917
  • DiedFebruary 5, 1967
  • CountryChile
  • ProfessionSinger-songwriter; Poet; Painter; Singer; Sculptor; Embroiderer; Ceramist