EVANS, EVAN (fl. end of 18th century), a skilful player on the triple harp

Name: Evan Evans
Gender: Male
Occupation: player on the triple harp
Area of activity: Music; Performing Arts
Author: Robert David Griffith

After the death of John Parry (1710? - 1782) he was appointed family harpist at Wynnstay, the residence of the Williams Wynn family. Thomas Edwards (Twm o'r Nant) refers to his skill. His name appears as a subscriber to Edward Jones, Musical and Poetical Relicks of the Welsh Bards, as ‘Mr. Evan Evans, Telynwr, Wynstay.’ It is thought that he died at Wynnstay.


Published date: 1959

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