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Alun Llywelyn-Williams (1913 - 1988)

Alun Llywelyn-Williams

Alun Llywelyn-Williams was a poet and literary critic, an officer with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, BBC broadcaster and Director of the Extra-mural Department at the University College of North Wales. Between the 1950s and the early 1980s he played a prominent part in the public life of Wales and in various cultural circles.

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