They were ordinary people living ordinary lives, until one singular sensation of circumstances conspired with fate to make them UNSUNG HEROES OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
Commercial pilot Mel Krupke’s wings iced up on Feb. 3, 1959, near Clear Lake, Iowa, sending his light plane, carrying Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens, crashing into the frozen earth. The fatal crash was immortalized in song as The Day the Music Died.
- Unsung Heroes of Hispanic Heritage Month: Sophie Wasserman
- Unsung Heroes of Hispanic Heritage Month: Jonathan Norwen
- Unsung Heroes of Hispanic Heritage Month: Dikran Karabedian