Yma Sumac's Death

Born (Birthday) September 13, 1922

Death Date November 1, 2008

Age of Death 86 years

Cause of Death Colon Cancer

Profession Opera Singer

The opera singer Yma Sumac died at the age of 86. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Known as The Peruvian Songbird, Sumac was a soprano who had a five-octave range and released the single “Mambo!”

She married Moises Vivanco on June 6, 1942; after their divorce in 1957, they remarried that same year.