Rowland Hugh Prichard

Rowland Hugh Prichard
Short Name: Rowland Hugh Prichard
Full Name: Prichard, Rowland Hugh, 1811-1887
Birth Year: 1811
Death Year: 1887


Pritchard, R. H. (Rowland Hugh), 1811-1887

Wikipedia Biography

Rowland Huw Prichard (14 January 1811 – 25 January 1887) was a Welsh musician. A native of Graienyn, near Bala, he lived most of his life in the area, serving for a time as a loom tender's assistant in Holywell, where he died. In 1844 Prichard published Cyfaill y Cantorion (The Singer's Friend), a song book intended for children. Prichard is remembered today as the composer of the hymn tune "Hyfrydol".

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