Wele'n sefyll rhwng y myrtwydd

Author: Ann Griffiths

Griffiths, Ann, of Dolwar Fechan, Montgomeryshire, was born in 1776, and died in 1805. She composed many beautiful hymns, a collection of which was published (posthumously) in 1806, and also in 1808, under the title of "Hymnau of awl i Dduw ar Oen" ("Hymns of Praise to God and the Lamb"). Several of her hymns rank with the best in the Welsh language. [Rev. W. Glanffrwd Thomas] -- John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology… Go to person page >

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First Line: Wele'n sefyll rhwng y myrtwydd
Author: Ann Griffiths
Language: Welsh

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RUSSIAN HYMN

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