Yma Sumac Google doodle celebrates the “Peruvian Songbird” soprano

by Amy Gesenhues
Today’s Google doodle honors Yma Sumac, a Peruvian soprano born on this date in 1922. Recognized for her five-octave vocal range, Sumac became known by audiences around the world as the Peruvian Songbird. After appearing on an Argentine radio station in 1942, Sumac moved to the U.S. and was signed by Capitol Records in 1950.Read the full article