|Short Name:||John Roberts|
|Full Name:||Roberts, John, of Henlann 1807-1876|
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