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Guiral, Hernando

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Hernando Guiral M P0326

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela cuerdas (inst. strings) Stringmaker Artisan Maker String maker/merchant

Years active Place active Century Region
1620 Zaragoza 17cent/1/early Aragon
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calahorraZ, pp. 336-7 • 1620.01.06. Hernando Guiral, maestro de hazer cuerdas de vihuela, of Zaragoza is contracted to go to Bordeaux (Burdeos) by the merchants Ramón de España and Guillén de Artigola to make strings. Contracts a period of three years to work in Bordeaux. Payment is to be 10 sueldos torneses per gross, “que en moneda castellana hacen cuatro sueldos jaqueses”.
romanillos2002, p. 175 reiterates Calahorra

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1620.01.06 Hernando Guiral, string making contract.


Bibliography
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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. 175
calahorraZ Calahorra, Pedro. La musica en Zaragoza en los siglos XVI y XVII. 2 vols. Zaragoza: Institucion Fernando el Catolico, 1977-1978. 336-7
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