Selena Quintanilla Do you know the queen of Tejano Music? (A Mexican-American inhabitant of southern Texas.) Selena Quintanilla was that person. She died March 31, 1995. She was a singer and much more. Who is Selena To begin, Selena was the queen of Tejano music. Selena started at a young age and sang at her family 's restaurant. Selena was known as the top latin artist of the 90. Selena was a songwriter, singer, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer. That 's who Selena was. Who killed Selena Selena was killed March 31, 1995 by Yolanda Saldivar. Saldívar shot Selena in the back, piercing an artery that led from her .heart, killing her. Yolanda wanted to end her one life but shot Selena on accident, but the court didn’t
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Sofia De La Torre is currently a hardworking, 16-year-old junior at Victory Early College. Sofia was born and raised in Houston, Texas by her parents who are persistent about her getting an education. Her goal is to complete high school with her Associates Degree along with a high G.P.A. Her dream is to become a pediatrician and have many scholarships that would cover most of the expenses for college. Sofia in the end intends to be the second person in her family to complete high school and go to college where she would graduate as a Pediatrician. Her favorite activities include swimming and reading.
Jenny Dolores Rivera Saavedra, better known as Jenni Rivera was born in Long Beach, California on July 2, 1969. Jenni Rivera is daughter of, singer and composer, Pedro Rivera and Rosa Saavedra, and sister of Lupillo Rivera, Juan Rivera, Gustavo Rivera and Rosie Rivera. Jenni is better known as a Mexican-American singer. Jenni Rivera’s teen years weren’t easy. She got pregnant at the age of 15 by Trino Marin, her parents kicked her out of their house and then she dropped out of school to take care of her baby and to marry Trino in 1984.
Selena Quintanilla-Perez was a Latino and Texas popstar. Selena was born in Lake Jackson, Texas, on April 16, 1971. She was murdered by the president of her fan club in 1995. Music ran in Selena’s family, her father, Abraham Quintanilla, was in a band “Los Dinos” during the late 50’s and 60’s.
Page 1 of 2 SelenaBy: Anna MastMost people have heard of the famous Mexican-American singer Selena. She did so many tremendous things, influenced so many people, and made such a big impact in the music industry. Selena mainly focused on Mexican music when she first started. She did not always stick to her Mexican culture and Mexican music though. This is the story and background of Selena Quintanilla-Perez.
She was a Cuban-American singer and recorded 23 gold albums. A gold album is an award for a musician which they receive when 500,000 of their albums are sold. She performed more than 40 years professionally. After she stopped performing, she still continuously throughout her life, amused many Hispanics and non-Hispanics around the world with all of her rhythms and albums. Cruz loved music as a young girl and carried it all throughout her life.
Can you imagine how much courage and strength it takes to fight your way through a world where being a Tejano singer as a woman is unfathomable? Selena Quintanilla did just that, struggling through her hero’s journey fighting sexism, discrimination, and camouflaged betrayal to rise to stardom and persevere, paving a path of hope for the millions of women she inspired and becoming a beacon in the evolution of the female industry. Selena’s Ordinary world was with her family in her hometown of Lake Jackson, Texas right next to Houston where she was born on April 16, 1971 to her parents, Abraham Jr. and Marcella Quintanilla (“Selena Biography - life, family, children, parents, story, death, school, old, information, born, movie”). One of her father’s passions, music, led him to have created a band in the 1950s and 1960s (“Los Dinos | Discography”), which played traditional Mexican music mixed with early rock and roll songs and other themes such as western or country, the style
Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta was born on April 10, 1930 in Dawson, New Mexico. Huerta is an American labor leader, civil rights activists, and was the co-founder of the National Farmworkers Association. Huerta’s father, Juan Fernandez, was a miner and a farm worker and later became the State Assemblyman of New Mexico. At an early age her parents divorced. Huerta lived most of her years with her mother, Alicia Chavez, and two brothers in Stockton, California.
Selena Quintanilla-Perez was a talented Mexican-American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, and fashion designer. On top of her career, she had respect, and was admired as a great role model by Mexican Americans. The “Queen of Tejano” music, her contributions to music and fashion made her one of the most celebrated Mexican-American entertainers of the late 20th century. Billboard magazine named her the “Top Latin Artist of the 90s” and then “Best Selling Latin Artist of the decade”. Selena ranks among the most influential Latin artists of all time and is credited for catapulting a music genre into the mainstream market.
Selena Quintanilla Perez was the Queen of Tex-Mex. She sent waves with her singing in the music industry. She was a well-known inspiring woman. In this essay you will get to know about her early life, career and accomplishments, death, and who inspired Selena. To me she set the pavement and inspired many of the Tejano/Latino singers today.
With these achievements, this made Selena the first women to achieve huge success in Tejano and the first Tejano artist to win a Grammy award and have albums go gold. After achieving so much success in Tejano music Selena wanted to crossover to American music. She started recording the album “Dreaming of you” but sadly she did live to see her album success. Selena was murder on March 31, 1995. Even though Selena died the album “Dreaming of you” was released.
Maria De Jesus Martinez died saturday night by a drunk driver. She was 19 years old. She had 4 brothers and 2 sisters. She was the second youngest of the Martinez family. Her oldest of the family was her brother Samuel (28) after him is Jose (27) than her sister ( 25) than her other sister Blanca (23) than her other brother Cam (22) and at last her little brother Daniel (12).
The legend of the Virgen de Guadalupe has become a common symbol of hope to many incoming immigrants of Latin American countries. Due to U.S. governmental and economic interventions in Latin American countries, it has caused many people to migrate as refuges and flee unstable environments. These mass migrations have been followed by torturous trails and stories that many times end in death or abuse, however, other times it has allowed refugees to move away and live stable lives in the U.S. However, once in the U.S., these immigrants are faced with discriminatory policy based on false accusations that makes their lives unsafe and unprotected. Therefore, Latinx religious faith becomes a strong component of community for these groups.
Selena, the Mexican Madonna NOT DOUBLE-SPACED -1 Selena Quintanilla pérez was a Mexican American singer. Her life was filled with hardships and tribulations. Unfortunately her career was cut short by the president of her own fan club, Yolanda Saldívar. Saldívar had been embezzling money submitted by member and of the fan club as well as financial profit from Selena's clothing store.
You Do You and I’ll Do Me Lana Del Rey killed at the age of 3. She shone during her audition at her community theater’s production of “Annie”. She was a true performer at such a young age. Unfortunately her life did not continue to be as sweet as pie.
Selena Gomez is a mix former of a disney star of t.v. shows, movies and music. She was born July 22, 1992 in Grand Prairie, Texas (Biography.com.) Selena is a great model for every child and teenager. She inspires everyone in their own ways. Selena is a good role model for us and for our generation.