Clemente Essays

  • Francesco Clemente

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    Francesco Clemente Francesco Clemente is a self-taught painter and published poet who was born in Naples, Italy in 1952; he also went to school for Architecture in 1970 in Italy (“Biography”1)(“Clemente”1). “In 1973 Clemente made his first trip to India, where he now spends part of each year studying the Buddhist religion and the Sanskrit language, the classical language of India.”(“Clemente”,1). He moved to America in 1980; he and his family mainly reside in Greenwich Village in New York City

  • Roberto Clemente

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    Roberto Clemente Walker was born in Barrio San Anton in Carolina, Puerto Rico, August 18, 1934. He was the youngest of four children. He stood 5 feet and 11 inches tall, and he weighed 175 pounds. Roberto excelled in track and field, winning medals in the javelin throw and short distance races. However, his real love was baseball. He played amateur baseball with Juncos Double A Club and soon went on to play with the Santurce Crabbers in the Puerto Rican Winter League. From Santurce he signed with

  • Essay On Robert Clemente

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    Robert Clemente is a Puerto Rican baseball player that came to America to play baseball. He is most known for playing with the Pittsburgh Pirates but he also played for the Brooklyn Dodgers’ minor league team, Montreal. He participated in charity for his fellow countrymen. He also has an amazing talent in baseball; he would teach baseball when he came to visit them. Although many judged him without seeing his talent, others thought he had a talent through what they heard. Robert Clemente was born

  • Roberto Clemente Impact

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    Roberto Clemente was often ridiculed in the press because he was not completely fluent in English and what he said was typically typed out in the exact way he had pronounced the word and yelled at by the spectators watching the game. Roberto Clemente died in a plane crash on his way to deliver food and clothing to earthquake victims in Managua, Nicaragua on December 31, 1972. After

  • Research Paper On Roberto Clemente

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    Ashley Dansby Eagle ID: 900835596 Roberto Clemente Rough Draft Roberto Clemente once said “I want to be remembered as a baseball player who gave all I had to give.” One could easily say that Roberto Clemente left everything he had on the baseball field, when he played. Roberto Clemente was originally born in a fairly large city in Puerto Rico. Clemente came from humble beginnings. His father was a foreman at a sugar cane plantation, while his mother did little odd jobs such as running the grocery

  • Daddy Yankee

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    was one of the most important years in Daddy Yankee’s career. Shortly after “Los Homerun-es” album achieved record-breaking sales, one his life-long dreams came true… a full house (12,000+) danced along with him in Puerto Rico’s historic Roberto Clemente Coliseum. The fans went wild as the press acclaimed his ability to bring the house down with his outstanding ability to free-style and his energetic stage performance. The show titled “Ahora Le Toca Al Cangri” quickly turned into Yankee’s most important

  • Roberto Clemente Research Paper

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    Although he had no money, Roberto Clemente practiced and practiced until--eventually--he made it to the Major Leagues. America! As a right-fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, he fought tough opponents--and even tougher racism--but with his unreal catches and swift feet, he earned his nickname, "The Great One." He led the Pirates to two World Series, hit 3,000 hits, and was the first Latino to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. But it wasn't just baseball that made Clemente legendary--he was was also a

  • Essay On Roberto Clemente

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    Roberto Clemente was a famous and very athletic baseball player. He was born as the youngest child on August 18, 1934 to Don Clemente and Luisa Walker in Puerto Rico. Roberto first started playing baseball in the major leagues for the Dodgers but then moved to play for the Royals. He later found himself in a trade for the

  • Why Is Roberto Clemente Influential

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    world by protesting what is right. Roberto Clemente is influential because he always made time for children to teach them something ,he influenced latin americans by showing just because we're latina doesn't mean we can do more, and he was a philanthropist . Roberto Clemente is influential because he always made time for children to teach them something. According to “Beyond baseball: the life of Roberto Clemente.” Beyond Baseball: The Life of Roberto Clemente,

  • Roberto Clemente: A Visionary Leader

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    Synthesis Essay – Roberto Clemente MSgt W. Michael Martinez Air Force Senior Noncommissioned Officer Academy Roberto Clemente What does a Visionary Leader look like? If I was to tell you that there is a Major League Baseball (MLB) player who was the 11th player of all time to get 3000 hits, won 12 Gold Gloves awards, four batting titles, and has been to World Series twice, would you consider him a visionary leader? Probably not but you would say he was an accomplished baseball player. However

  • Roberto Clemente Research Paper

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    The life of Roberto Clemente was one of greatness, not only because of his skills on the baseball field, but because of his contributions to the world as well. He started life from the bottom of the totem pole, but strived to improve not only his life, but the life of others. He wanted nothing more than to be equal, and too be seen as that, but not only did he have to fight through poverty, but through racism as well. Roberto may have been one of, maybe even the best player from the ‘60s, and what

  • Informative Essay On Roberto Clemente

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    shocked. Is it true, did Roberto Clemente just hit his 3,000th hit in one season? Everyone has stopped in disbelief. Some people are great athletes; others are great humanitarians, but Roberto Clemente combined both characteristics in one, dynamic package. From his early years as a poor child in Puerto Rico to dizzying heights as a pro baseball player for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Clemente’s life is one of inspiration and admiration. Even though Roberto Clemente struggled with a lot of things in

  • Influential Journey: Remembering Roberto Clemente

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    For many years now, my biggest influencer has been Roberto Clemente, who played Major League Baseball in the 60’s and 70’s. Roberto Walker Clemente was born the youngest of seven children to Melchor and Luisa Clemente in Puerto Rico on August 18, 1934. Although growing up poor in Barrio San Anton in Carolina, he was happy and remained very close to his family and to his country and its inhabitants throughout his entire life. Roberto was an industrious young man and worked various odd jobs including

  • Provoking Change

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    Provoking Change
 Jose Clemente Orozco was one of the most controversial and celebrated Mexican artists of the twentieth century. He provoked people through his outrageous metaphors and sparked the fuel to the fire of awareness, this being to change the blemishes of our society whether it be dictatorship, war, imperialism, religion, slavery, greed, alienation, and so much more. Even though he lost his left hand when he was just a teenager, he made dozens of major mural pieces that still provoke people’s

  • The Influence Of Lazo On The Mexican Muralism Movement

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    Female muralists during the Mexican Muralism movement was not as common as male muralists, but they still had an influence as much as the male muralists did. A female muralist, in particular, was Diego Rivera’s assistant, Rina Lazo, originally from Guatemala (Ángel). Lazo had helped Rivera in numerous of famous paintings as being his assistant. Fortunately, Lazo was able to paint along with Rivera, a very rare privilege, in the piece Gloriosa Victoria (Glorious Victory). The piece was about the terrible

  • The Diego Rivera And The Mexican Muralist Movement

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    or relevant works in relation to modern society were created during the Mexican muralist movement. The movement occurred after the Mexican revolution in the 1920s and featured a few leading pioneers, Diego Rivera, David Alfaro Siqueiros and José Clemente Orozco. Mexican muralists intended to create dialogue to unite a divided nation through social and political imagery and citizens of all classes would live with these murals and contemplate them regularly, becoming tradition. The Mexican Revolution

  • David Alfaro Siqueiros

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    David Alfaro Siqueiros is best remembered as one of Los Tres Grandes, along with Diego Rivera and Jose Clemente Orozco. They pioneered the use of murals to tell epic stories of poverty, rebellion, politics and the tortured history of their native Mexico. Influenced by Marxism in his treatment of the class struggle, Siqueiros believed public murals were a powerful way for the masses to have access to his art work and political messages. The Tres Grandes, among many other artists, were part of the

  • Fashion Designer: Clemente Ludoviko Valentino Garavani

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    small fashion house into a fashion empire.” ( His career in fashion started in the fifties but his passion for it began as a young child with the approval and encouragement of his parents. Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani was born in Italy in 1932 where he lived for 17 years until he left for Paris to study fashion at the famous school of L’ecole de la Chambre Syndicate de La Couture Parisenne. Valentino’s first career within the industry was with

  • Summary: America Tropical Interpretive Center

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    For this assignment I decided to visit the America Tropical Interpretive Center because for my Chicano class we looked at this mural and I thought it would be cool to visit it in real life. The America Tropical Interpretive Center is a little museum  in LA to be exact in Olvera Street. This Museum is filled with artwork that represents what I think is the history of LA. The artwork that I chose is called America Tropical, it is a mural that was finished in 1932 but became famous way after because

  • David Alfaro Siqueiros: Proletarian Mother

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    David Alfaro Siqueiros was born on December 29, 1896, in the small town of Santa Rosalia, Mexico. He is one of the most politically active of the ‘Three Great’ Mexican Muralists. He Studied at the Academy of S. Carlos in Mexico City. By 1919 he was sent to Madrid and then Paris as military attached where he moved in avant-garde circles and met Rivera, whose ideas of a politicized, monumental public art coincided with his own. In 1922 he was asked to join the post-revolutionary educational programmed