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Puch[e] de Orfila, Tomás

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Tomás Puch[e] de Orfila M P0317

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1588-1633 Zaragoza 16cent/3/late 17cent/1/early Aragon
Biographical information

calahorraZ, p. 329 • Family of guitarreros named Puche, also known as organ builders and makers of other instruments. Tomás Puch de Orfila, guitarrero died 1633. He might well be the Tomás Puche who appears as a violero in 1588 and 1603. Another violero of the same surname was active in Toledo at the same time, Miguel Puche, probably related.
• romanillos2002, p. 313 reiterates Calahorra.

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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. 313
calahorraZ Calahorra, Pedro. La musica en Zaragoza en los siglos XVI y XVII. 2 vols. Zaragoza: Institucion Fernando el Catolico, 1977-1978. 329
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