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Tavera, Cardenal Juan

Active 1550-1560/ca

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Cardenal Juan Tavera M P0423

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
laúd Cleric Ecclesiastical Church

Years active Place active Century Region
1550-1560/ca 16cent/2/mid Castilla
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subiraHIST, p. 213 lists the inventory of the cardinal which includes organs, harps. German flutees, trumpets, drums, a lute, a tambourine, a fife and a vihuela de arco. Cited in poulton1977, p. 41. • schöner1999, p. 77, names him as the employer of Venegas de Henestrosa. There is a payment made by him on 1526.01.08 to an unnamed Flemish lutenist of 2 ducados. Cited from moll1951

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schöner1999 Schöner, Oliver. Die Vihuela de mano im Spanien des 16. Jahrhunderts. Europäsiche Hochschulenschriften, vol 198. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1999. 77
subiraHIST Subirá, José. Historia de la Música española e hispanoamericana. Barcelona: Salvat, 1953. 213
moll1951 Moll, Jaime. “Músicos de la Corte del Cardinal Juan Tavera (1523-1545): Luis Venegas de Henestrosa”, Anuario Musical 6 (1951): 155-178.
poulton1977 Poulton, Diana. “The Lute in Christian Spain”. The Lute Society Journal 19 (1977): 34-49. 41
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