Born: March 16, 1848, Llanafon, in a small white-washed farmhouse on the borders of Pembrokeshire and Carmarthenshire, Wales.
Died: February 28, 1929, Cardiff, Wales.
Buried: Cardiff, Wales.
From Pontypool Baptist College, Edwards went to Regent’s Park, graduated from London University, was a tutor at Haverfordwest Baptist College (1872-80), then returned to Pontypool as principal and tutor in New Testament Greek. In 1882, he was one of the chief promoters of University College, Cardiff (of whose council he was a member the rest of his life). He was one of the most active supporters of the move of his own college from Pontypool to Cardiff in 1883.
Edwards published many small books, and his translation of the New Testament from Gr… Go to person page >
This tune is adapted from Barthélemon's piece Durandarte and Belerma: A Pathetic Scotch Ballad (1797). Some editors describe AUTUMN as "adapted from Psalm xlii in the Genevan Psalter, 1551", referring to the similarity between this tune and FREU DICH SEHR.