Castillo (2)

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Castillo (2) M P0512

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1549 Alcalá de Henares (Madrid) 16cent/2/mid Castilla
Biographical information

romanillos2002, p. 73: A “Censo de Vecindario” of Alcalá de Henares in 1549 cites him as a violero living in “la calle desde la Puerta de Santiago que esta a la mano derecha questa la plaça” Romanillos translates this as: “the street that started at the Santiago gate on the right-hand side in the direction of the square”

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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. 73