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.
Selena Quintanilla Périez was a mexican American who loved to sing. It all started when her dad made a band for her brothers and her sisters called Selena Y Los Dinos, they started playing live at her father's restaurant .She often referred to as the queen of Tejano because she won so many awards for it. Her life was filled with friends, family, and fans who supported her, through her rough times and her good times.Unfortunately on March 31, 1995 it all came to an end.
Selena Quintanilla was a very successful “Tex-Mex” singer, who, from the beginning of her life to the end of it, had an extraordinary life. After one time of singing to her father, a band was created and she was put into the singing world. Since that day, many journeys occurred. She has performed in many places like Mexico and Texas. She even got married and won a Grammy. Though, after a tragic murder ending her life, Selena will always be remembered as the first successful female Tejano singer.
Selena the “Queen of Tejano” Selena Quintanilla Perez was the voice for Tejano music or Tex-Mex music (Texan-Mexican music). This type of music composed of various forms of folk and popular music was given its name from its origin in Central and Southern Texas as well as the Mexican-American population. “The musical traditions of the Tejanos of South Texas and Nortenos of Northern Mexico have been influenced not only by the mother country, Mexico, but also by their Anglo-American, African-American and immigrant neighbors like the Czechs, Bohemians, and Moravians as well as the Germans and Italians.” The development of Tejano music came from repertoires the popular folk dances of the region such as polkas, waltzes, redoves, and rancheras
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. Even though Selena was murdered, she achieved many great things throughout her lifetime. She is remembered today for her wonderful accomplishments. Selena was one of many Mexican-Americans to achieve crossover success with her music to become a global artist.
Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was accomplished many things in her life. She was a fashion designer, boutique owner, spokesperson, actress, and probably her most successful endeavor was her music career. Selena was often known as the the Queen of Tejano music. Making herself well known in a genre of music dominated mostly by men. She was arguably one of the most successful women singers to live.
Today, when one turns on the radio, Pandora, or any type music streaming company, we will most likely hear artists singing songs that do not sound like their ‘usual sound.’ Today they are known as crossover artists, and some of the most widely know to this day are Taylor Swift from country to pop, Enrique Iglesias and Gloria Estefan both coming from Latin fan bases to the American pop culture.
In "Migra! A History of the U.S Border Patrol", By Kelly Lytle Hernandez, she explores the controversial issue today known as the dissension that surrounds our border with Mexico. Hernandez also outlines the policies and ideology of the U.S Border Patrol that were discovered and really brought out in the early 1920s to the late 1920s. She does a detailed research on the beginning to what becomes the authorized United States Border Patrol.
Selena Quintanilla Pérez was a very talented young woman who was murdered by her fan club president and manager, Yolanda Saldívar. She loved performing, and she loved her fans. She encouraged kids to stay in school and avoid drugs and alcohol. She had a major impact on the Latin community, and her death was devastating to everyone.
He also supports many other charities. He is having effort by showing up to those charities and donating money to help these people that really need it. Furthermore, he helps a lot with the Latino community. Lopez won an award “Spirit of Liberty Award”, for helping the Latino community. August 2005, he got another award “The 25 most influential Hispanic in America”.
Selena Quintanilla-Perez you may or may not heard about her. If you have you know she was known as the queen of Tejano music or known by the media the Tejano Madonna. Even though her life was cut short she continues to live in the hearts of Latino and American community. Selena is a pop icon that has influence me and others because she broke a lot of barriers and had a major impact on the Latino community.
Selena Quintanilla is a role model now and when she was alive. She inspires young women and especially young latino women to be the best selves they can be no matter how hard it is.Selena Quintanilla was a Latino singer that rose to fame in 1992 when she finally heard one of her songs on the radio. She also recorded an English album that attracted her many more American fans. Without her family know of this would have been possible. Even though Selena died young she still had a memorable life.
The Virgin Mary is a primordial icon in the Roman Catholic Church, she has been giving various different titles but a couple of the most important ones are “Queen of Mexico and Empress of the Americas” and “Virgin Patroness of Latin America” (Fastiggi 509). Although she been given these unbelievable prestigious titles and the fact that she has affected various countries in Latin America. It is undoubtedly well known that the Virgin Mary has had the most influence in Mexico were she is called Our Lady of Guadalupe/Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe/La Virgen de Guadalupe. In this essay which will be discussing Our Lady of Guadalupe and how she impacted colonial Mexico. This will go in depth into the transversal historical context and the longitudinal historical context, which will be separated into sections.