b. at Gelli-gaer, Glam., 27 January 1817, son of David Davies. He was brought up to be a harpist, went to France for three years to complete his musical education, and became a skilled performer on the triple harp. He was a prizewinner in the Abergavenny eisteddfod, 1838, and in the Castleton eisteddfod the same year. He died 1 November 1855 and was buried in Gelli-gaer churchyard.
Published date: 1959
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