Fernández, Diego

Active 1569-1607

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Diego Fernández c.1569 M P0523

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1569-1607 Madrid 16cent/3/late Castilla
Biographical information

born c. 1569
romanillos2002, p. 117:
1587, 20 March: The violero Diego Fernández witnessed a document by violero Juan Fernández. AHPM Prot, 1301, fol 456.
1607, 3 July. Diego Fernández, c. 38 years old, swore on oath that he had been a witness in Madrid when Juan de Aldaz was examined on “una viguela llana” in 1586. [Appendix 5] AHPM, Prot. 24848, fol 594.

Related persons
Juan de Aldaz was his colleague
Juan Fernández was his colleague

Source documents
Date Document
1607-07-03 Juan de Aldaz, certification as a violero.

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. 117