Arratia, Pedro de

Active 1534-1544

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Pedro de Arratia 1508 1544 M P0007

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

Years active Place active Century Region
1534-1544 Valladolid 16cent/1/early Castilla
Biographical information

Violero active in Valladolid from at least 1534 until his death in 1544.
His relation to the violero Mateo de Arratia from Toledo has not been establshed.

• 1508 - Arratia’s birth is based on a declaration 20 March 1538 to be 30 years old
• 1534 - He was active in Valladolid
• 1544 - Died and was interred in La Antigua in Valladold.

Rojo Vega (rojoINV, 1430) refers to the document of 1538.03.20,
Griffiths located his name in a document from 1534: AHPV, leg. 90, fol. 645,
Schöner (schöner1999, 114) states him as listed in the card index of the AHPV, without further specification.
Cristina Diego Pacheco (private correspondence 21-May-2009, later published in “Intercambios musicales entre instituciones”) confirms having found Pedro de Arratia’s death recorded in the Libro de Defunciones of La Antigua in Valladold, and that he was interred in La Antigua in 1544. Cuentas de fábrica, 1542-1603, fol. 34 (1544)

Related persons
Mateo de Arratia was his family (unspecified)

Source documents
Date Document
1544 Pedro de Arratia’s death record.
1538.03.20 Pedro de Arratia, age.
1534 Pedro de Arratia.

Ref Author Item Pages
rojoINV Rojo Vega, Anastasio El siglo do oro. Inventario de una época. Salamanca: Junta de Castilla y León. Consejería de Educación y Cultura, 1996. 1430
schöner1999 Schöner, Oliver. Die Vihuela de mano im Spanien des 16. Jahrhunderts. Europäsiche Hochschulenschriften, vol 198. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1999. 114