Yma Sumac/Amy Camus
I really find myself in need of the definitive answer to this mystery. Was Pervian singer Yma Sumac really once bored housewife Amy Camus? We've all heard this for years. Her official website, naturally, does not mention the claim. Sites I've surfed on the web seem to say the Camus story has ben discredited, but I don't know how or by whom. I certainly don't buy the "princess" monicker, but she certainly seems to be South American. If Sumac never was Camus, then where did this story originate? I suppose many would say the point is moot, as she has one of the greatest voices in history, no matter where she came from, but my curiosity needs a expert opinion!
Thanks in advance.