Violeta Parra’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 4, 1917

Death Date

Feb 5, 1967

Age of Death

49 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Feb 5, 1967



The composer Violeta Parra died at the age of 49. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Renowned Chilean folklorist, ethnomusicologist, and visual artist. She was a leading exponent of the Nueva canción chilena movement. Her life was the subject of the biopic “Violeta Went to Heaven” from 2011 that was directed by Andrés Wood.

Her family was noted for their contributions to Chilean folk music, and her children also became folklorists.