Famous Peruvian Singers

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Yma Súmac
(American-Peruvian soprano)
Yma Súmac
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Birthdate: September 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cajamarca, Peru
Died: November 1, 2008
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Juan Diego Flórez
(Singer)
Juan Diego Flórez
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Birthdate: January 13, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
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Stephanie Cayo
(Peruvian Actress, Songwriter, and Singer)
Stephanie Cayo
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Birthdate: April 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Stephanie Cayo is a Peruvian actress, songwriter, and singer. She is best known for playing the female lead Paloma Velacochea in the popular telenovela, Besos robados. Stephanie Cayo has also played main roles in other popular telenovelas like La marca del deseo, El Secretario, and La hipocondríaca.        

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Flavia Laos
(Peruvian Model, Actress, Singer, and TV Host)
Flavia Laos
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Birthdate: August 1, 1997
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Flavia Laos is a Peruvian model, actress, singer, and TV host. She achieved popularity in 2005, when she won a variety show titled Miss Pequeñita. Her popularity increased in 2007, when she started hosting another variety show titled La Hora Warner, which she hosted until 2009. Apart from appearing in variety shows, Flavia also appears in TV series and films.

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Tongo
(Peruvian Entertainer, Singer, and YouTuber)
Tongo
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Birthdate: September 24, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: El Tambo District, Peru

Tongo is a Peruvian entertainer, singer, and YouTuber. After starting his career as a singer of Peruvian cumbia, Tongo achieved national fame when his song La pituca became famous among music lovers. He then went on to achieve international fame by making comedic cover versions of famous songs like Psy's Gangnam Style and Justin Bieber's Baby.

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Susana Baca
(Peruvian Singer-Songwriter Who Became the Second Afro-Peruvian Cabinet Minister of Independent Peru)
Susana Baca
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Birthdate: May 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chorrillos, Lima Province, Peru

Susana Baca is a Peruvian singer-songwriter, folklorist, school teacher, ethnomusicologist, and political leader. A three-time Latin Grammy Award recipient, Baca has played an important role in reviving Afro-Peruvian music. In 2011, Susana Baca became only the second Afro-Peruvian cabinet minister of independent Peru when she was elected as the Minister of Culture.

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Chabuca Granda
(Iconic Peruvian Singer and Composer)
Chabuca Granda
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Birthdate: September 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cotabambas Province, Apurímac
Died: March 8, 1983

Peruvian singer and composer Chabuca Granda was 12 when she began singing. Best known for her track La flor de la canela, she redefined the Peruvian waltz by bringing in new melodies. Though she wasn’t well-known in English-speaking nations, she was an icon of Peruvian music and wrote much of her own music.

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Pedro Suárez-Vértiz
(Peruvian Singer Who Co-Founded the Band Arena Hash)
Pedro Suárez-Vértiz
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Birthdate: February 13, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Callao, Lima, Peru

Peruvian singer-songwriter Pedro Suárez-Vértiz is best known as a co-founder of the rock band Arena Hash. Inspired by bands such as the Beatles, the communication sciences graduate consciously chose a music career. He suffers from ADHD, which has had a significant impact on his singing ability.

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Eva Ayllón
(Composer)
Eva Ayllón
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Birthdate: February 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
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Wendy Sulca
(Singer)
Wendy Sulca
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Birthdate: April 22, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Juan de Miraflores, Peru
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Anna Carina
(Peruvian Singer, Dancer, and Actor Known as the Queen of Peruvian Pop)
Anna Carina
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Birthdate: August 14, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Peruvian dancer, actor, and singer Anna Carina is known as the Queen of Peruvian pop. Also known for her skills on the guitar, she gained fame as a runner-up at the 1998 Viña del Mar International Song Festival. Her hit singles include Amándote and Callao. She has also appeared on several TV shows.

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Arturo Cavero
(Singer)
Arturo Cavero
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Birthdate: November 29, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: October 9, 2009
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Renata Flores
(Singer)
Renata Flores
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Birthdate: March 20, 2001
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huamanga, Peru
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Tania Libertad
(Singer)
Tania Libertad
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Birthdate: October 24, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chiclayo, Peru
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Gisela Ponce de León
(Peruvian Actor and Singer Who Is Known for Her Roles in Musicals)
Gisela Ponce de León
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Birthdate: April 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Peru

Peruvian actor and singer Gisela Ponce de León has been equally successful in films, on TV, and on stage. Starting her career as a child actor, playing Peeper in the musical Annie, she later soared to fame with musicals such as Cabaret and films such as Quizás mañana.

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Lucha Reyes
(Singer)
Lucha Reyes
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Birthdate: July 19, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rímac, Lima, Peru
Died: October 31, 1973
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Maricarmen Marín
(Peruvian Singer, Dancer, and Actor Who Once Led the Cumbia Group Agua Bella)
Maricarmen Marín
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Birthdate: September 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lima, Peru

Peruvian entertainer Maricarmen Marín started her career as a dancer on La movida de los Sabados, before she gained fame as the lead vocalist of the cumbia group Agua Bella. She has also appeared in the series Yo no me llamo Natacha and has penned a children’s book.

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Alicia Maguiña
(Composer)
Alicia Maguiña
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Birthdate: November 28, 1938
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lima, Peru
Died: September 14, 2020