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Mofferriz [or Monferriz], Gabriel

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Gabriel Mofferriz [or Monferriz] M P0340

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1558-1582 Zaragoza 16cent/3/late Aragon
Biographical information

calahorraZ, p. 338 • Gabriel Monferriz, violero. Zaragoza. Earliest reference located: 1578. Great grandson of Mahoma Mofferiz, famous maker of “claviórganos”, son of Gabriel (†1573). This younger is the last musician maker of the Monferriz family.
In 1578 he is described as “mayor de edad que es de veinte años” and in 1582 he marries Tomasa de Alegría
romanillos2002, p. 251: 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. 251
calahorraZ Calahorra, Pedro. La musica en Zaragoza en los siglos XVI y XVII. 2 vols. Zaragoza: Institucion Fernando el Catolico, 1977-1978. 338
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