John Roberts

Short Name: John Roberts
Full Name: Roberts, John, of Henlann 1807-1876
Birth Year: 1807
Death Year: 1876

John Roberts was a Welsh musician, born 30 March 1807 at Henllan, near Denbigh. He collected a large number of hymn tunes. Some of these were included in John Parry's Peroriaeth Hyfryd, 1837. In 1839 he published Caniadau y Cysegr which contained 55 tunes that he harmonized. He died 4 April 1876 near Denbigh.

Dianne Shapiro, from Dictionary of Welsh Biography (http://yba.llgc.org.uk/en/index.html) accessed 11/27/2017


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