Joseph Marquez was born in Española New Mexico on October 30th, 1944. Joseph was married to Florence Marquez (deceased). His 3 daughters are Lori (deceased) Eliza, and Desiree. Joseph grew up in Costilla, NM. He has been a member of the Morada, La Cofradia de Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno, in Garcia, Colorado for 54 years. La Cofradia de Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno was established in 1599 in San Miguel, New Mexico (currently Española, New Mexico). Jospeh currently lives in Albuquerque, NM with his kids Eliza and Desiree Marquez.
Date of Interview: January, 13 2021
Interviewer: Chris Arellano (nephew), part of the
Location of Interview: Joseph’s home in Albuquerque, NM
Topics and places covered in interview: Joseph’s history with La Morada Brotherhood, Los Penitentes, Alabados and the musical traditions
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