Violeta del Carmen Parra Sandoval (Spanish pronunciation: ; 4 October 1917 – 5 February 1967) was a Chilean composer, songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and visual artist. She pioneered the Nueva canción chilena (The Chilean New Song), a renewal and a reinvention of Chilean folk music that would extend its sphere of influence outside Chile. Parra is acknowledged as "the Mother of Latin American folk".
The cuecas are included "Violeta Ausente (Absent Violeta)" and "La Jardinera (The Jardiniere)," with ethnic rhythmic shades. A deep political sign could hear in the lyrics of "La Carta (The Letter)," "Miren como Sonrien (Look at How they Smile)," "Qué dirá el Santo Padre (What will Pope Say)," and "Arauco tiene una pena (Arauco Has A Pain)".
The best album by Violeta Parra is Las Últimas Composiciones which is ranked number 2,032 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,067. Violeta Parra is ranked number 1,319 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 1,248. Antología Compilation.
Antología es un álbum recopilatorio de Violeta Parra, folclorista y cantante chilena, lanzado por Warner Music en 1999.
Album · 2011 · 16 Songs. Isabel Parra - Antología. La Nueva Canción Chilena, Vol. 1. Various Artists.