|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|
Son of violero Felipe Díaz of Valladolid. Apprenticed in Madrid in 1588 to Pedro de Tofiño for four years. Juan was fifteen at the time, thus born c. 1573. See record for Felipe Díaz from romanillos2002, p. 99. 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.
|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|