Rhyfedd na buaswn'n awr

Author: George Lewis

Lewis, George, D.D., of Llarmwchllyn, was born at Trelech, Caerrnarthenshire, in 1762. His parents were members of the Established Church, but he became a minister of the Independents. He was a learned man, and highly respected by all who knew him. He is the author of several works of great value, and the hymn “Khyfedd na buaswn 'nawr" was composed by him. He died in 1822. [Rev. W. Glanffrwd Thomas] --John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology (1907)  Go to person page >

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First Line: Rhyfedd na buaswn'n awr
Author: George Lewis



LLANFAIR is usually attributed to Welsh singer Robert Williams (b. Mynydd Ithel, Anglesey, Wales, 1781; d. Mynydd Ithel, 1821), whose manuscript, dated July 14, 1817, included the tune. Williams lived on the island of Anglesey. A basket weaver with great innate musical ability, Williams, who was bli…

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