Selena Quintanilla

Esperanza Chavez

She broke down barriers and being the first Mexican-American woman "Chicana", to make it big in the Tejana music scene. She also managed to cross over in some respects before her untimely death, to the American Pop arena.

Born: April 16, 1971, Lake Jackson, TX

Died: March 31, 1995, Corpus Christi, TX

  • She began singing at the age of 3.
  • At seventeen, she earned a high school diploma by the American School Program.
  • When fourteen-year-old Selena recorded her first album for a record company.

In 1984, Selena recorded her first album simply called Selena Y Los Dinos on the Freddie Label.

  • Amor Prohibido was a commercial success in Mexico and made four number one Latin hits, in 1994.
  • Some People would call her the "Mexican Madonna"
  • On Selena's Birthday in Texas, George W. Bush, declared it as "Selena's Day.
  • Her Album 'Dreaming Of You' Sold 330,000 copies in it first week.
  • After her death, the judge order that the gun that was use to kill Selena was destroyed in 2002, and the pieces thrown into Corpus Christi Bay.

I chose this song because the rhythm is cool. You can just have fun & dance it with friends & family. (

I chose this song because it was one of her last song she recorded. (

I chose it because it my best scene from her movie, Selena.

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