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Terradas, Miguel

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Miguel Terradas 1538 M P0329

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
1515-1538 Zaragoza 16cent/1/early Aragon
Biographical information

Violero active in Zaragoza in the early sixteenth century. This is the known information:

1515, June 1: Miguel Terradas from Zaragoza takes on the Moor Ybrahem Mofferriz as apprentice for 2 years. “Miguel Terradas sea obligado de mostrar al dicho Ybrahem de tanyer e encordar e hazer biguelas. The apprentice had to work on Sundays and the Christian holidays but not if they coincided with the religious Moorish holiday held on a Friday. (AHPZ, 1515, fols 42-3) (romanillos2002, 399)

1522 a Miguel Terrades appeared as a musician in Zaragoza (calahorraZ, 321; romaniilos2002, 399)
1537 Inventory of his decesaed estate (martinez2015)
1538 The violero Miguel Terrada had died by this date (calhorraZ, 338; romanillos, 399)

More information is available in Martinez2015 and is not yet incorporated here.

Related persons
Ybrahem Mofferriz was his apprentice


Source documents
Date Document
1515.03.15 Miguel Terradas, Ybrahem Mofferiz, apprenticeship contract
1537.06.19 Miguel Terradas, inventory


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. 338
calahorraZ Calahorra, Pedro. La musica en Zaragoza en los siglos XVI y XVII. 2 vols. Zaragoza: Institucion Fernando el Catolico, 1977-1978. 399
martinez2015 Martínez González, Javier. “El arte de los violeros españoles 1350-1650”. Ph.D. Departamento de Historia del Arte, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Facultad de Geografía e Historia, Madrid, 2015.
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