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Who is Albert Baez?
Albert Baez: Albert Vinicio Baez was a prominent Mexican-American physicist, and the father of singers Joan Baez and Mimi Fariña. He was born in Puebla, Mexico, and his family moved to the United States when he was two years old because his father was a Methodist minister. Baez grew up in Brooklyn and considered becoming a minister before turning to mathematics and physics. He made important contributions to the early development of X-ray microscopes and later X-ray telescopes.
- also known as Albert Vinicio Baez, Albert Vinicio, Albert V. Baez
- born on (103 years ago) in Puebla
- ethnicity: Mexicans, Mexican American
- nationality: Mexico
- profession: Physicist
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- died on (8 years ago) in Redwood City
- written works: "The new college physics", "Innovation in science education, world-wide"
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1960 to the Present by Margaret DiCanio Phd Margaret DiCanio
She was born in Staten Island, New York, to Albert Baez and Joan Bridge Baez. Joan protested not only the Vietnam War but all wars, and she did more than just participate in the antiwar movement. When she learned that 60 percent of the ...
Hippie Dictionary (2004)
A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s by John Bassett Mccleary
Daughter of a Mexican father, Albert Baez, and Scottish mother, loan Bridges. Her family moved to California before she was five years old, and as a teenager she began playing and singing folk songs in the family coffeehouse and other ...
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