HAYDEN, HENRY SAMUEL (1805 - 1860), organist

Name: Henry Samuel Hayden
Date of birth: 1805
Date of death: 1860
Gender: Male
Occupation: organist
Area of activity: Education; Music; Religion
Author: Robert David Griffith

Born at S. Asaph, the son of a German who was organist at S. Asaph cathedral, and of a Welsh mother. When he was fifteen he was appointed organist of S. Mary's church, Caernarvon, a post which he held for forty years; he was also organist of S. Ann's, Llandygái. He translated the musical system of Wilhelm into Welsh and taught it in classes. He also taught music at the Caernarvon Training College for Teachers. He published a collection of twenty-eight Welsh airs. He died 25 July 1860 and was buried in Llanbeblig (Caernarvon) churchyard.


Published date: 1959

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