Fragrance Foundation Awards

Richard performs his poem “To the Artists Invisible” at the 2013 Fragrance Foundation Awards. Hosted by SNL alum Dana Carvey, with honored guests including Taylor Swift, André Leon Talley, Jessica Szohr, Dita Von Teese, and others.

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Voz de America

Poet Richard Blanco visits VOA. Richard Blanco is a teacher and poet. He became the fifth poet, the first Hispanic, to recite at the inauguration of President Barack Obama's second term.  

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TV Martí Noticias

La pasión y el arte de Richard Blanco impresiona a muchos, incluyendo el mismísimo presidente de los Estados Unidos. Televisión Martí se sentó a conversar con éste cubanoamericano que está dejando su marca en los libros de historia.

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Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco Talks About His Inspiration. Most of America was introduced to Richard Blanco on Monday when he stepped to the podium at the U.S. Capitol to read "One Today," the poem he had written to celebrate the second inauguration of President...

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BBC News

Barack Obama broke a lot of barriers when he became the US's first black president. Now, for his second swearing in, he has chosen an inaugural poet who is also making history. Richard Blanco will be the first Hispanic inaugural poet. He is the first openly gay one to...

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