Overview page. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — World History.
Spanish colonial administrator. He served as the first viceroy of New Spain (which centred on present-day Mexico City) from 1535 to 1550, and did much to improve...
in Oxford Music Online
January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 367 words.
(d Madrid, June 23, 1623). Spanish composer and musician. On 10 February 1607 he entered the service of Queen Margarita, wife of Felipe III as a músico de cámara – a title synonymous with c...