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Rojas, Diego de

Active 1564 (1573?)

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Diego de Rojas M P0566

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela de mano Violero Artisan Court Violero (inst maker)

Years active Place active Century Region
1564 (1573?) 16cent/2/mid Castilla
Biographical information

romanillos2002, p. 350: In an inventory made in 1564 of Princess Juana of Austria’s musical instruments there was a vihuela with a back of alternating Brasil wood and white [wood strips], ebony sides and with the name Don Diego de Rojas written between the pegs. It was valued at 8 reales equivalent to 272 maravedies (una biguela, las espaldas quarteadas de madera de Brasil y blanca y el cerco de hebano, que entre las clavijas tienen escripto Don Diego de Rojas, tasada en ocho reales, que valen doscientos y setenta y dos mrs). Source moll1965.
Is this the 1573 inventory after the death of the princess: see my Instruments file

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Source documents
Date Document
1573 Inventory of the belongings of the princess Juana de Austria.


Bibliography
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casares1986 Barbieri, Francisco Asenjo. Biografias y documentos sobre música y músicos españoles. Legado Barbieri, vol 1. Ed. Emilio Casares. Madrid: Fundación Banco Exterior, 1986.
moll1965 Moll, Jaime. “Libros de música e instrumentos de la princesa Juana de Austria”, Anuario Musical 20 (1965): 11-23. 20
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. 350
schöner1999 Schöner, Oliver. Die Vihuela de mano im Spanien des 16. Jahrhunderts. Europäsiche Hochschulenschriften, vol 198. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1999.
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