Trinidad Marquez was born before the Mexican Revolution
in the State of Michoacan, Mexico.
learned to play violin from his father starting at age
four, and later played to accompany silent movies with
his father's orchestra.
moving to the United States, Marquez formed other orchestras
both in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and in the Yakima
Valley of Washington.
reflects a wealth of information on Mexican orchestral
music rarely heard today.