David Evans (b. Resolven, Glamorganshire, Wales, 1874; d. Rosllannerchrugog, Denbighshire, Wales, 1948) was an important leader in Welsh church music. Educated at Arnold College, Swansea, and at University College, Cardiff, he received a doctorate in music from Oxford University. His longest professional post was as professor of music at University College in Cardiff (1903-1939), where he organized a large music department. He was also a well-known and respected judge at Welsh hymn-singing festivals and a composer of many orchestral and choral works, anthems, service music, and hymn tunes.
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Tune Title: CHARTERHOUSEFirst Line: Lord, bless our homes with peace and love and laughterComposer: David Evans, 1874-1948Meter: 126.96.36.199.Key: F MajorDate: 1995Source: From the Revised Church Hymnary (1927)