Farrer, Joan

Active 1591-1596

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Joan Farrer M P0521

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1591-1596 Palma de Mallorca 16cent/3/late Baleares
Biographical information

romanillos2002, p. 115: Also written as Ferrer.
1591 - Bought many of the instruments tools and equipment of violero Tomás Armengol at auction in Mallorca [Appendix 16]. Armengol was married to Joana Farrer and died without descendents. (1)
1596 - Joan Farrer, guitar maker in Mallorca was detained by the Inquisition for blasphemy. (2)
Romanillos’ information comes from:
(1) Joan Parets i Serra, “Documents per la Historia de la Música a Mallorca” Bolletí de la Societat Arqueológica Lulliana 54 (1998): pp?
(2) Joan Parets i Serra, “Notes per a la Historia de la Música a Mallorca - Instruments” Bolletí de la Societat Arqueológica Lulliana 51 (1995): pp?
(3) Gran Enciclopédia de Mallorca (Palma de Mallorca: Promallorca Edicións, 1989-98).

Related persons
Tomás Armengol was his colleague

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. 115