Melgar, Jusepe

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Jusepe Melgar M P0553

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1577 Murcia 16cent/3/late Murcia
Biographical information

romanillos2002, p. 246: The vigolero Jusepe Melgar was working in Murcia in 1577. In the same year he sold one harp, one vihuela and several guitars for which he paid a tax of 302 maravedis. AMM, 1577, file 406/154, fol. 46

Could he be the same Joseph Melgar in Valencia?

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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. 246