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Picaz, Pedro

Active 1580-1608

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Pedro Picaz M P0357

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1580-1608 Zaragoza 16cent/3/late 17cent/1/early Aragon
Biographical information

calahorraZ, p. 328 • Violero. Juanico de Fuentes, natural de Paniza (Zaragoza) signs a contract of apprenticeship with Pedro Picaz ( also Picaza) “maestro de hacer vihuelas” in 1580 for six years. Pedro Picaz also married María Salazar in 1588. Her will of 1608 describes her husband as a “guitarrero”.
romanillos2002, p.307, reiterates Calahorra.

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Juanico de Fuentes was his apprentice




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. 307
calahorraZ Calahorra, Pedro. La musica en Zaragoza en los siglos XVI y XVII. 2 vols. Zaragoza: Institucion Fernando el Catolico, 1977-1978. 328
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