Who, living, leave the world behind (Y sawl sy'n gadael esmwyth rawd)

Who, living, leave the world behind (Y sawl sy'n gadael esmwyth rawd)

Author: John Roberts; Translator: Daniel Hughes
Tune: STELLA (English)
Published in 1 hymnal

Author: John Roberts

Used Ieuan Gwyllt as his bardic name. See also Ieuan Gwyllt, 1822-1877. Go to person page >

Translator: Daniel Hughes

(no biographical information available about Daniel Hughes.) Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Who, living, leave the world behind (Y sawl sy'n gadael esmwyth rawd)
Original Language: English
Author: John Roberts
Translator: Daniel Hughes
Language: English; Welsh

Tune

STELLA (English)

First published in Henri Frederick Hemy's Easy Hymn Tunes for Catholic Schools (1851), STELLA was a folk tune from northern England that Hemy heard sung by children in Stella, a village near Newcastle-upon-Tyme. In modified bar form (AA'B), the tune has an interesting rhythmic structure. Antiphonal…

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