Tejano singer & future murder victim Selena sings on the outdoor stage in Mike (Photo by Barbara Laing / The LIFE Image Collection via Getty Images / Getty Images)

Today marks the 26th anniversary of the tragic death of Tejano superstar Selena Quintanilla Mal your legacy lives on in the hearts of fans around the world today

On Monday, E! ‘s True Hollywood Story aired a new episode titled “Death of Innocence” which highlights the “Queen of Tejano” “Quintanilla’s husband Chris Pérez can be seen in a clip about the loss of his wife in the year 1995 speaks

SELENA HONORED AT GRAMMYS: Selena Quintanilla receives the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Grammys

“It was traumatic, it was the hardest to the point I ever had to go through,” said Perez. “I miss her face, her smile. She was just an amazing soul, an amazing mind”

Fans of beloved Tejano singer continue to mourn Selena, but celebrate her longstanding legacy with the award-winning music she left behind

Over the years the singer has been honored in many ways, remembering her sister Suzette ran a MAC makeup collection, a Selena Funko Pop! was created with the purple jumpsuit she wore at RodeoHouston There’s a podcast, a Netflix series about her life, a number of murals around the world, and a lot more

The film “Selena” from 1997 was most recently included in the national film register. She also received a Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s Grammy

Her selection of albums and songs continues to fascinate audiences as countless fans and artists emulate her greatest hits like “Como La Flor”, “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom” and “Dreaming of You”

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Selena’s sister, Suzette Quintanilla, told Thatiana Diaz of Refinery 29 that she hopes to make all of Selena’s dreams a reality

“When Selena died, one of the three things she was working on was her clothing line, a makeup line, and a perfume line,” said Suzette. “I made a promise to myself that if I left this world, I would that will achieve what she started; what is close to her heart “

Sonia Ramirez is from Houston and has more than 30 years of experience in English and Spanish media covering lifestyle, travel and cultural stories

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World News – USA – 26 years ago today, the world lost a Tejano legend

Source: https://www.chron.com/culture/article/Selena-Quintanilla-death-anniversary-remembrance-16066866.php