Isaac Yamma

Singer, Musical Artist

1940 – 1990

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Who was Isaac Yamma?

Isaac Yamma was a country singer from Central Australia. He was a Pitjantjatjara man who was born by a waterhole near Docker River. He started his musical career as a member of Areyonga Desert Tigers. He later performed with his band the Pitjantjatjara Country Band, a band made up of his sons Hector, Frank, Peter and Paul and his cousin Russell Yamma. His song were mostly sung in Pitjantjatjara. He was also a radio host on CAAMA Radio 8KIN FM.

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Born
1940
Kaltukatjara
Profession
Died
Jan 1, 1990

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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