Sánchez, Pablo

Active 1627-1664

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Pablo Sánchez M P0569

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1627-1664 Madrid 17cent/2/mid Castilla
Biographical information

romanillos2002, p. 372: examined to become a maestro violero 31-10-1653. He was 26 years old. Examiners: Andrés Serrano, Francisco Méndez. He had a scar on the crown of his head. For examination he made “una viguela de [b]ordones una arpa de dos ordenes una violilla de arco”. In 1664, together with Jusepe González and Juan Ximénez made a petition requesting that they should not be obliged to buy their strings from retailers in the drug store. They stated that they had large families to keep, had to pay a contribution for the upkeep of the army and were left with little money.

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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. 372