Legends of sport and music – biographies

Students on our YL summer course have been writing biographies of famous people from the world of sport and music.  Who are your legends of the past?

Jimmy Hendrix

He has born on November 27, 1942 and died on September 18, 1970.

He was an American musician, singer, and songwriter.

He is one of the most influential electric guitarists in the history of the popular music.

By Rafael

Ayrton Senna

He was born on 21 March 1960 in Brazil and he died in 1994 in Italy.  He was a famous F1 driver.  He drove a Toleman, a Lotus, a Honda, a McLaren and so many others.  He died in an accident in Italy when he drove in the Williams at high speed and he died.  There is a memorial at the site of his win in European Grand Prix, Donington Park.

By Tiago

Angélico Vieira

Sandro Milton Vieira Angélico, known as Angélico Vieira, was born on 31 December 1982 in Lisbon, he died on 28 June 2011 in Porto in a road accident.

Angélico was Portuguese and lived in Lisbon. He was famous because he was a former member of the Portuguese boy band, D`ZRT, and for participating in the Portuguese series Morangos com Açúcar in 2003.

By Carla

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson was a American singer-songwriter and dancer.

Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 and he died on  June 25, 2009.

He is considered the most successful entertainer of all time.

By Pedro

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