Amy has always been encompassed in music, surrounded by uncles on her mother’s side that were jazz musicians, her father, a former singer, and her grandmother was once in a relationship with Ronnie Scott, a jazz musician. By the time Winehouse was 12, she was enrolled in the esteemed Sylvia Young Theatre School, where a fellow classmate passed along a tape of her singing to his music label, which eventually led to Winehouse getting signed to Island/Universal. That same year, “Winehouse was expelled for ‘not applying herself’ and piercing her nose”(Biography.com 1). Winehouse’s professional career began when she released her first album, “Frank”, in 2003. For this, “the album was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize as well as two BRIT awards for Best Female Solo Artist and Best Urban Act.
Body 4: Maria Tallchief became was the first American in a century to dance for the Paris Opera Ballet. In 1953, President Eisenhower named her “Woman of the year.” That same year, the state of Oklahoma declared June 29 “Maria Tallchief’s day.” In her long career, Tallchief’s most famous performance was in The Firebird. As she danced, Tallchief must have remembered her grandmother’s voice recounting the Osage Legends of fire spirits walking the earth. Conclusion: Maria has always dreamed of being a dancer. She went through many things to become a professional dancer.
“Trying to get her career to take off, Hill would sing at Nashville clubs several nights a week” (Hinman 23). One of these nights, however, were different from the others. According to “Hill, Faith,” Hill was singing at a bar in Nashville when a talent scout from Warner/Reprise signed her to the label that night. “Hill recorded her first album, ‘Take Me As I Am,’ in the spring of 1993” (Hinman 25). Her career finally started to kick off after the release of her first album.
Grace Kelly How cool would it be to be a successful actress and performer and then marrying a prince of your dreams? Not only does this sound like a Cinderella story, but Grace Kelly’s story. Grace Kelly had followed her childhood dreams into becoming a well known actress and princess that many people still know of today. Going further into Grace’s life, you will learn about her background, career, death, and legacy. Grace Kelly was born on November 12, 1929.
Cindy Crawford Bio, Net Worth, Daughter, Married, Age, Height, Salary and Wiki Cindy Crawford age and bio Cynthia Ann Crawford AKA Cindy Crawford was born on 20th February 1966 in DeKalb, Illinois, the United States of America which makes Cindy Crawford age of 51 years old now. She is the daughter of Jennifer Sue Crawford-Moluf and John Dan Crawford. American nationality Cindy Crawford belongs to German, English and French descent. Cindy Crawford age was 16 years old when a newspaper photographer took her photograph, which was appreciated so she soon tried her luck in modeling. According to Cindy Crawford bio, she participated in the Elite Model Management's Look of the Year finished as a runner-up.
Lucille Ball Lucille Ball was a comedian, film executive, and actress from the United States, best-known for her roles in I Love Lucy with her real-life husband, Desi Arnaz. The birth of her son, Desi Arnaz, Jr., was emulated in their TV show with the birth of Ricky Ricardo, Jr., the same day the episode aired. She was nominated for thirteen Emmy Awards and won four. ==Childhood== Lucille Désirée Ball was born on August 6, 1911, in Jamestown, New York, to parents Henry Durrell Ball and Désirée (DeDe) Evelyn Hunt. Her father worked as a Bell Telephone Company lineman and moved the family frequently, including from New York to Anaconda, Montana, to Trenton, New Jersey.
Angelou was honored with the Presidential Medal of the Arts; she received the Ford 's Theatre Lincoln Medal in 2008." "In 2011, President Barack Obama awarded her the nation 's highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom"("Maya Angelou Biography" 1) "Maya Angelou has published more than thirty titles of works" ("Maya Angelou Biography" 1). She has inspired numerous students, women, and people around the world. Throughout her life of ups and downs, Maya never gave up on her dreams and ended up living an amazing life. "Unfortunately, Maya Angelou passed away on May 28, 2014" ("Maya Angelou Biography"
History of Madonna: Did you know that Madonna, the queen of pop, was raised by her grandparents in Christian religious background? This essay will focus on the cultural influences of Madonna as an artist during America since her childhood. It will look at her changing fashion styles, identity, sexuality, how she had an impact on women and women 's independence as well as her overall impact upon society, not only through her music but through her individual strength. Taraborrelli, J. Randy. Madonna: an intimate biography.
Her first break in showbiz was when she became a grand finalist of Eat Bulaga 's Little Miss Philippines beauty pageant. Becoming a grand champion of Bulilit Kampeon in 1988 was her biggest break. Donna Cruz signed with Viva Records and released her debut album in the same year in 1989. Her singles "Kapag Tumibok ang Puso" and "Rain" became well known singles in OPM music industry. Cruz recorded all the songs at the age the early age of twelve, thus making her the youngest artist from Viva Records to ever record a full studio album.
She also had a craft for painting, and helped create careers for Pablo Picasso Juan Gris, and Henri Matisse. Gertrude Stein had an impact on many of the writers in her lifetime. To begin with, Gertrude was born on “February 3, 1874, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania”(“Gertrude Stein” 1). Her family was very wealthy, and a few months after she was born her parents moved her and her two older brothers to Europe. When they got home from Europe they settled in Oakland California, where stone grew up.
Etta James was born Jamesetta Hawkins in Los Angeles and had a very tumultuous childhood as she was brought up by foster parents who ill-treated her. By the age of 5, she was known as a gospel prodigy, gaining fame by singing in her church choir and on the radio. At 12, she moved north to San Francisco, formed a trio and was soon working for band leader Johnny Otis. Four years later, she recorded, Roll with Me Henry, with the Otis band. James’ solo career was a slow starter, and she spent several years cutting low-selling singles for Modern and touring small clubs until 1960, when Leonard Chess signed her to a new record deal.
Suzanne had two older sisters and one older brother. Suzanne is now married to Charles Pryor. Since they have been married they have had two children. After college Suzanne went on to work on television, she wrote several children’s programs, such as Clarissa Explains It All and Little Bear. Soon after that her work have gotten notice and she was hired head writer of the children 's Program Generation O. Collin’s that was persuaded in writing her own books.
Her father was a graphic designer and her mother was a CEO of a company. She was a great actor and an amazing singer at a young age. She also stared in a Broadway play 13 at the age 15. She was so great at the role she won a National Youth Theater Association (NYTA). Two years later, she was seen in the musical Cuba Libre and had a small role on a TV show The Battery’s down.
Following in her sister 's footsteps the following year, Diane became the 1963 Miss Junior Miss of America. Diane also took after her sister for her college choice, attending the prestigious all-girls college Wellesley, graduating in 1967 with a bachelor 's degree in English. After college, she returned to Kentucky, where she then moved to Louisville to pursue a career in reporting. Diane went to a local TV station for a job, and because she was once Junior Miss, that was in her favor. The news station knew all about her and