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Narváez, Andrés de

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Person Born Died Gender Person ID
Andrés de Narváez Granada M P0086

Instrument(s) Professional group Social status Social sphere Why is the person listed?
vihuela cuerdas (inst. strings) vihuela de mano discante Instrumentalist (plucked)

Years active Place active Century Region
15xx 16cent/2/mid Andalucia
Biographical information

The sone of Luis de Narváez and who reportedly “in the eyes of many equalled his father”. He was born in Granada. In 1545 there was an Andrés de Narváez who left Spain for the Americas taking with him “a discante (=treble vihuela), vihuela strings and books: “un discante, cuerdas de vihuela y libros.” (communicated by email to John Griffiths by Juan Carlos Ayala (3 Sept, 2007). There is no confirmation that this is the same persion.

Related persons
Luis de Narváez was his father


Source documents
Date Document
1615-1621 Anon, Granada [o descripción historial del insigne reino y ciudad ilustrisima de Granada]


Bibliography
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narvaezDMEH Griffiths, John. “Narváez (I)”. Diccionario de la música española e hispanoamericana. Ed. Emilio Casares Rodicio. Madrid: Sociedad General de Autores y Editores, 1999-2002. Vol. 7, 976-79.
pratD Prat, Domingo. Diccionario biográfico- bibliográfico- histórico- crítico de guitarras (instrumentos afines), guitarristas (profesores - compositores - concertistas - lahudistas - amateurs), guitarreros (luthiers), danzas y cantos, terminología. Buenos Aires: Romero y Fernández, 1934; rpt Columbus OH: Editions Orphée, 1986.
gallardo1863 Gallardo, Bartolomé José. Ensayo de una Biblioteca Española de Libros Raros y Curiosos. 4 vols. Madrid: 1863-89; reimp. Madrid: Gredos, 1968. I/870
ward1953 Ward, John M. “The ‘Vihuela de mano’ and its Music, 1536-1576”. Diss., New York University, 1953. 380
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