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Daniel C. McKenzie Music Collection

Identifier: AC 406

Scope and Content

Collection consists of sheet music written or arranged by McKenzie, as well as music written by other composers. Some of the music is transcribed specifically for various band or orchestra instruments. Included in the colletion are original sheet music composed by McKenzie for "La villa de Santa Fe," the official city of Santa Fe song; St Michael's High School's "Horsemen pep song" as well as many other school songs; Spanish and Mexican folk songs and dances; and patriotic and military songs including songs for marching bands.


  • ca. 1923-1943

Language of Materials

English; Spanish, Castillian

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of print materials allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for all copyright compliance.

Biographical Information

Daniel C. McKenzie was a musician, and leader of Los Conquistadores band in Santa Fe, New Mexico, for 40 years. He played at the inaugurations of all New Mexico governors from Mills through Hockenhull. He was a band member with Brigadier General John Joseph Pershing during World War I, and assisted in organizing the Santa Fe High School band in 1937. He passed away January 30, 1949 at age 69.


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Contact Information

  1. Fray Angelico Chavez History Library
  2. P.O. Box 2087
  3. The Palace of the Governors
  4. Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087
  5. Phone: 505-476-5090
  6. Fax: (505) 476.5053
  7. Email:
  8. URL:


Inventory of the Daniel C. McKenzie Music Collection, ca. 1923-1943
Processed by Dan Prall
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Finding aid is in English[OCLC 64431780]

Revision Statements

  • Monday, 20210524: Attribute normal is missing or blank.

Repository Details

Part of the Fray Angélico Chávez History Library Repository

Fray Angélico Chávez History Library
New Mexico History Museum
113 Lincoln Ave
Sante Fe NM 87501 USA
(505) 476-5090