González, Alonso

Active 1607

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Alonso González M P1059

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1607 Madrid 17cent/1/early Castilla
Biographical information

• 1607 - 27 December. A meeting of the guild of violeros was held at Alonso González’s house in calle Toledo (el oficio y arte de hacer biguelas y guitarras y otros instrumentos) to elect examiners and an overseer for the year 1608. [AHPM, Junta de Violeros, 27-12-1607, Prot: 1782, fols 65-66]

Related persons
Juan de Aldaz was his colleague

Source documents
Date Document
1607-12-27 Meeting of guild of violeros in Madrid.

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.