Ann Griffiths

Short Name: Ann Griffiths
Full Name: Griffiths, Ann (née Thomas), 1776-1805
Birth Year: 1776
Death Year: 1805

Griffiths, Ann, of Dolwar Fechan, Montgomeryshire, was born in 1776, and died in 1805. She composed many beautiful hymns, a collection of which was published (posthumously) in 1806, and also in 1808, under the title of "Hymnau o fawl i Dduw ac i'r oen" ("Hymns of Praise to God and the Lamb"). Several of her hymns rank with the best in the Welsh language. [Rev. W. Glanffrwd Thomas]

-- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology


Griffiths, Ann, p. 470, ii. A long account of this writer, and several translations into English of her hymns, are given in H. Elvet Lewis's Sweet Singers of Wales, R. T. S., 1889.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Wikipedia Biography

Ann Griffiths (née Thomas) (April 1776 – August 1805) was a Welsh poet and writer of Methodist Christian hymns.

Texts by Ann Griffiths (11)sort descendingAsInstances
Bod yn fyw sy'n fawr rhyfeddodAnn Griffiths (Author (stanzas 1, 2))2
Dyma Babell y cyfarfodAnn Griffiths (Author)6
Gwna fi fel pren planedig, O, fy NuwA. G. (Author)2
Melys cofio y cyfamod (Sweet the covenant to ponder)A. G. (Author)2
Ni all byd â'i holl deganauA. G. (Author)2
O! am gael ffydd i edrychMrs. Ann Griffiths (Author)2
O! Arglwydd Dduw rhagluniaethMrs. Ann Griffiths (Author)3
Pechadur aflan yw fy enw, O ba rai y pena'n fywMrs. Ann Griffiths (Author)3
Peraidd ganodd sêr y boreuMrs. Ann Griffiths (Author (stanza 2))3
Rhyfedd, rhyfedd gan angylionAnn Griffiths (Author)3
Wele'n sefyll rhwng y myrtwyddAnn Griffiths (Author)2

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