|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|
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.
|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|