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Aucert, Alí

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Alí Aucert M P0141

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela Servant (domestic) Musician Servant Court - noble Instrumentalist (plucked)

Years active Place active Century Region
1489 Zaragoza 15cent/3/late Aragon
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1489.09.27: The moor Alí Aucert enters the service of the nobleman don Pedro de Mendoza on the condition that he will be taught to play the vihuela (‘Item que me hayades de facer aprender de tanyer de viuela’). (pallares1992-1, Doc 75). At that time Ali Aucert is described as a ’moro natural del lugar de Mora de Falcet [Catalonia]’ [Knighton 2016-2, 129]

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pallares1992-1 Pallarés Jiménez, Miguel Angel. “Aportación documental para la historia de la música en Aragón en el último tercio del siglo XV” (Part 3). Nassarre 8-1 (1992): 213-274. Doc 75
knighton2016-2 Knighton Tess “Instruments, Instrumental Music and Instrumentalists: Traditions and Transitions”. Companion to music in the age of the Catholic monarchs, ed. Tess Knighton. Boston; Leiden: Brill, 2016. 97-144. p. 129
griffiths2010-1 Griffiths, John. “Las vihuelas en la época de Isabel la Católica.” Cuadernos de Música Iberoamericana 20 (julio-diciembre, 2010): 7-36. p. 26
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