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González, Rui

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Rui González M P0201

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela Administrator (individual) Professional Instrumentalist (plucked)

Years active Place active Century Region
1509 Santo Domingo América 16cent/1/early America
Biographical information

Rui González, was described as a “secretario” who sailed to the Americas in the retinue of Diego Colón in 1509, taking with him a vihuela and strings, ‘una vihuela y cuerdas’.” along with Fernando Morales who had two vihuelas

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corona1993 Corona-Alcalde, Antonio. “La vihuela, el laúd y la guitarra en el Nuevo Mundo” Revista de Musicología 16 (1993): 1360-72. 1363
berm1991 Bermúdez, Egberto. “La vihuela: Los ejemplares de Paris y Quito”. La guitarra espanola/The Spanish guitar. Madrid: Sociedad Estatal Quinto Centenario, 1991. 25-47.
marinlopez2016-2 Marín López, Javier. “Musical Cultures in the Reinos de Indias at the Time of Isabel and Ferdinand”. Companion to music in the age of the Catholic monarchs, ed. Tess Knighton. Boston; Leiden: Brill, 2016. 205-241. 342-343
rodemorizi1971 Rodríguez Demorizi, Emilio. Música y baile en Santo Domingo. Santo Domingo: Librería Hispaniola, 1971. 49-50
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