Selena - Corpus Christi, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 27° 47.800 W 097° 23.464
14R E 658502 N 3075716
Quick Description: Life-size portrait of twenty-three year old Tejano singing superstar Selena Quintanilla-Perez who was fatally shot by her fan club president on March 31, 1995.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 10/16/2015 4:00:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMPT6V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 6

Long Description:
Excerpt from wikipedia

A monument in Corpus Christi, Texas that was unveiled in 1997 to honor Selena Quintanilla-Pérez, the Tejano singer who was murdered by Yolanda Saldivar.

The 5'8" life-sized bronze statue of Selena is wearing a leather jacket with microphone in hand leaning against a concrete pillar looking towards the Corpus Christi Bay.

TITLE: Selena Memorial

ARTIST(S): H.W. "Buddy" Tatum

DATE: 1997

MEDIUM: Bronze

CONTROL NUMBER: IAS 71500603

Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]

PHYSICAL LOCATION:
500 N Shoreline Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78401


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