Julio Numhauser

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Julio Numhauser
Born 1939
Origin Chile
Genres Folk, Nueva Canción, Chilean music
Instruments Vocal, Guitar
Years active Since 1965
Associated acts Amerindios, Quilapayún, Somos

Julio Numhauser is a Chilean musician of the Nueva Canción-movement. He founded the folk music group Quilapayún in 1965 together with the brothers, Julio Carrasco and Eduardo Carrasco, where he stayed until 1967. 1968 he founded the folk music group, Amerindios, together with Mario Salazar. In 1980 he founded the group Somos with Francisco Ibarra and Oscar Salazar.[1][2]

He left chile in 1973 due to the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. In 1975 he moved to Sweden where he still is living today. In 2000 he was chosen cultural attaché of the Chilean embassy in Sweden by the Chilean president Ricardo Lagos.[3]


  • 1982 – Todo cambia
  • 1984 – PAX
  • 1989 – A Chile con todo el amor