19th Century Local Musician Honored

Higinio Gonzales
Higinio Gonzales
courtesy of Albuquerque Museum

On Sunday, Feb. 7 at 1 pm, the Albuquerque Museum will offer a program exploring the musical talents of Higinio Gonzales. Cultural Anthropologist Dr. David García and Literary Folklorist Dr. Enrique Lamadrid will discuss the history of canción and corrido, popular musical genres in New Mexico in which Gonzales wrote and performed. Dr. Garcia will also perform songs composed by Gonzales.

The Artistic Odyssey of Higinio V. Gonzales: A Tinsmith and Poet in Territorial New Mexico, now on exhibit at the Albuquerque Museum.

General admission for N.M. residents is $2 for seniors, $3 for adults and $1 for children age 4-12. Admission for out-of-state adults is $4.

Albuquerque Museum
2000 Mountain NW
Sunday Feb. 7 1pm