She was a performer with an exotic voice, and an equally exotic story. In the 1950s, Peruvian singer Yma Sumac captivated audiences with her impressive vocal range and her folk-influenced music. She died this weekend at age 86. Kojo reminds us what made her so special — by dusting off a few old tracks.

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