In the entire year 1511 Gabriel Mena was serving in the court of Ferdinand V of Aragon like a singer in the court chapel. It’s possible that Mena and Texerana, who was simply a member from the courtroom musicians as soon as 1500, had been one as well as the same person. By 1516 Mena was providing Fadrique Enriquez the Admiral of Castile. Nineteen villancicos by Mena are extant inside a later on collection with least two of the compositions consist of folk elements. Like a poet and musician Mena was regarded as a person of substantial talent and level of sensitivity.