Violeta Parra

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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 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.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1956 Cantos de Chile (aka Cantos Campesinos) Violeta Parra 8
1957 El folklore de Chile, vol. I: Violeta Parra, canto y guitarra Violeta Parra 2
1958 El folklore de Chile, vol. II: Violeta Parra, acompañándose en guitarra Violeta Parra 2
1959 El folklore de Chile, vol. IV: La tonada presentada por Violeta Parra Violeta Parra 2
1959 El folklore de Chile, vol. III: La cueca presentada por Violeta Parra Violeta Parra 2
1961 El folklore de Chile, vol. VIII: Toda Violeta Parra Violeta Parra 2
1962 El folklore de Chile según Violeta Parra Violeta Parra 2
1965 Recordando a Chile: Una chilena en París Violeta Parra 2
1966 Las últimas composiciones de Violeta Parra Violeta Parra 3
1971 Canciones reencontradas en París (aka Un río de sangre) Violeta Parra 6
1976 Décimas (Décimas y centésimas) Violeta Parra 3
1994 El folklore y la pasión Violeta Parra 1
1999 Composiciones para guitarra Violeta Parra 2
2010 Cantos chilenos Violeta Parra 1
2010 Hace falta un guerrillero Violeta Parra 1
La Magia De Violeta Parra 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1971 Canciones Compilation Violeta Parra 1
1983 Testimonio Compilation Violeta Parra 2
1997 La jardinera y su canto Compilation Violeta Parra 2
1999 Antología Compilation Violeta Parra 1
2003 Memoria del cantar popular Compilation Violeta Parra 1
2005 Puras Cuecas Compilation Violeta Parra, Isabel Parra and Angel Parra 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1999 Violeta Parra en Ginebra Live Violeta Parra 2

Unspecified type

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1961 Violeta Parra en Argentina Violeta Parra 1
Las Ultimas Composiciones Violeta Parra 1

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