b. at Creigiau'r Bleiddiau, Cerrig-y-drudion. He was an able harpist of whom Edward Jones (Bardd y Brenin, 1752 - 1824) says that he had a natural gift for music and had a beautiful touch on the harp. There is a local tradition that he d. suddenly with his fingers still clutching the harp-strings. He d. in June 1766 and was buried in Cerrig-y-drudion churchyard.
Published date: 1959
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