Medina, Juan de

Active 1500-1520

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Juan de Medina M P0273

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela Violero Artisan Urban Maker Maker (violero) Violero (inst maker)

Years active Place active Century Region
1500-1520 Toledo 16cent/1/early Castilla
Biographical information

reynaudPT, p. 401: 1500 Juan de Medina rents a shop from Toledo cathedral chapter for 450 mrs/yr plus two gallinas [OF 102 f. 20v] .In 1507 he gives up his lease from the chapter of a house in Calle de los estantales 2350 mrs/yr and 5 pairs of chickens [OF 1102, fol 55 1507.01.15]. In 1520 he leases two shops belonging to the chapter for 175 and 200 mrs, these figures indicate that they were indeed modest. [OF 103, fol 4v] He is the earliest violero to appear in the Protocolos in 1519 on behalf of María Maldonado for whom he leased a room. [AHPT 1316, fol 732, 1519.04.16].
• romanillos2002, p. 243 summarises Reynaud

Related persons

Ref Author Item Pages
reynaudPT Reynaud, François. La Polyphonie tolédane et son milieu des premiers témoignages aux environs de 1600. Paris: CNRS, 1996. 401
romanillos2002 Romanillos, José Luis and Marian Harris Winspear. The Vihuela de mano and the Spanish Guitar: A Dictionary of the Makers of Plucked and Bowed Musical Instruments of Spain (1200-2002). Guijosa (Guadalajara): Sanguino Press, 2002. 243