Marchog, Iesu, yn llwyddianus

Marchog, Iesu, yn llwyddianus

Author: William Williams
Tune: MORIAH (34565)
Published in 6 hymnals

Author: William Williams

William Williams, called the "Watts of Wales," was born in 1717, at Cefn-y-coed, near Llandovery, Carmarthenshire. He originally studied medicine, but abandoned it for theology. He was ordained Deacon in the Church of England, but was refused Priest's Orders, and subsequently attached himself to the Calvinistic Methodists. For half a century he travelled in Wales, preaching the Gospel. He died in 1791. Williams composed his hymns chiefly in the Welsh language; they are still largely used by various religious bodies in the principality. Many of his hymns have appeared in English, and have been collected and published by Sedgwick. His two principal poetical works are "Hosannah to the Son of David," and "Gloria in Excelsis." --Annotati… Go to person page >

Tune

MORIAH (34565)


REX GLORIAE (Smart)

Henry T. Smart (PHH 233) composed REX GLORIAE for this text; the hymn was published in the 1868 Appendix to Hymns Ancient and Modern. Stanley L. Osborne (PHH 395) suggests that Smart initially intended REX GLORIAE as a tune for children. Derived from the topic of Wordsworth's text, the tune's name m…

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VICTORY (Williams)


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Hymnau a thonau at wasanaeth amrywiol gyfarfodydd y cysegr #126

Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #7b

Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #21

Old and New Welsh and English Hymns #33b

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