Díaz, Felipe

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Felipe Díaz M P0518

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
1588 Valladolid 16cent/3/late Castilla
Biographical information

romanillos2002, p. 99: “ In 1588 Felipe Díaz, a violero from Valladolid, made a contract with the violero, Pedro de Tofiño, for his fifteen year old son, Juan Díaz, to be his apprentice for a period of four years. He had to be taught the trade and be prepared to be examined and at the completion of his apprenticeship he would be given a new set of clothing.” AHPM, Carta de Asiento, 6-09-1588, Prot: 864, n. f.

Related persons
Pedro de Tofiño was his colleague
Juan Díaz was his son

Ref Author Item Pages
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. 99