It was there where he learned music and years later he could turn around a difficult childhood to become an icon of Mexican music , composer of hundreds of songs over the past four decades have been performed by world-class artists .
Selena Quintanilla-Perez was born on April 16, 1971 in Lake Jackson, Texas (Biography.com). Her family opened up their own Tex-Mex restaurant where thanks to her father, Selena and her siblings preformed (Biography.com). That’s where they formed Selena y Los Dinos, the band Selena, her brother, Abraham, and sister, Suzette were in. A year later, the restaurant went under, a victim of the recession caused by the Texas oil bust (Biography.com). The Quintanilla’s lost their home, many of their possessions and, above all, their livelihood. Selena and her family went through some tough times, but through it all she and her siblings kept playing music. People kept telling them that with Selena singing lead, they would get nowhere, because of women
George Lopez once said “I had a very difficult childhood. I was surrounded by people who had parents, which made me feel different. Having a bit of a rougher existence early on, it made me appreciate the work ethic that my grandparents instilled in me.” Grit, courage and resolve; strength of character. George was born on April 23, 1961 in Mission Hills California. He was abandoned by his parents. He uses his childhood experiences for his stand-up comedy and he helps the community around him. Lopez uses perseverance, passion and effort to overcome a lot of obstacles in his life.
Selena’s music career began at a very young age. When she was 10, she was the lead singer in a group with her sister, Suzette, on the drums and her brother, Abraham, on the bass. The group was named Selena y Los Dinos, named after her father’s former group, Los Dinos. Selena grew up speaking English, but her father was persistent on her singing Spanish so she could stay true to her culture and ancestry. The group started playing gigs a weddings and parties, also playing at the family restaurant before it has gone bankrupt.
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 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.
I am going to talk about a woman who made a great impact to the ones who did not believe in her from the beginning of her dreams. She made woman see different from the people who is chauvinist. Her name is Ellen Ochoa. She was born in 1958 in Los Angeles California. She considers her hometown La Mesa California.
The psychologist I focused on was Dr. Martha Bernal who was the first Latina to ever receive a Ph.D. in Psychology in the United States of America. Her most significant contribution was to the uprising advance of ethnic minority psychology which is still used to this day in the psychology world. I am writing her biography to give an understanding of her impact in psychology.
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.
Maya Angelou was a strong African-American women who made an influential impact on the Civil Rights Movement, in bother her actions, and her literature. Her life experiences and courage helped others, and made her work influential.
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 learned about music from a young age. Her father was part of a group called The Dinos. He has always loved music and wanted to be in that band forever. One day while Selena was playing with her siblings and some of the neighborhood kids she heard her dad playing the guitar. She stopped playing the game and went over to her dad. When Selena walked over her dad was
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.
Youngest of three, Selena, her brother A.B and sister Suzette were all influenced by their father when it came to music, who initially created the band Selena y los Dinos. The band began recording. In the mid 1980’s but it was not until 1989 that signed with EMI Latin Records.. Selena reached fame with 1992 after the release of their album and in 1994 after winning her first and only Grammy in 1993 . Selena tragically died on March 31, 1995 after an argument with Yolanada Saldivar, her fan club manager, yet her life was captured through the Hollywood film Selena which stared Latin artist Jennifer
Cristina Saralegui is a journalist and the host of a television show called, El Show de Cristina. She is often compared to Oprah Winfrey. She shaped Florida in many ways, such as motivating Hispanics, helping Hispanics be heard, and bringing diverse groups together.
I wonder how many of you remember the song and in turn a dance to “The Loco-Motion” It was 17 year old singer Eva Narcissus Boyd who recorded this song in 1962 and made it her first and only number one hit.