Born 19 January 1826 at Ucheldre, parish of Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn, Cardiganshire. He studied music when he was quite young and was only 12 years old when he won a prize for a hymn-tune. Two hymn-tunes by him appeared in Moliant Israel (Canrhawdfardd); two others, together with his harmonization of ‘Y Delyn Aur,’ were also published. He is said to have left much unpublished music in manuscript. He died 30 July 1884 at Cnwch Coch, Cardiganshire, and was buried in Llanfihangel-y-Creuddyn churchyard.
Published date: 1959
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