HUGHES, HUGH JOHN (1828? - 1872), author and musician in U.S.A.;

Name: Hugh John Hughes
Date of birth: 1828?
Date of death: 1872
Gender: Male
Occupation: author and musician
Place: U.S.A.
Area of activity: Literature and Writing; Music
Author: Robert (Bob) Owen

b. c. 1828 at Bryn-moel, near Bala, Mer. He emigrated to the U.S.A. in 1849 and settled at Deerfield, New York State. A printer by trade, he was also a capable musician. In 1859 he won a prize at the Utica eisteddfod for an essay (in Welsh) on sacred music; he also contributed articles to Y Cyfaill (Utica). He published (1) Y Delyn Aur: sef Casgliad o Hymnau, Tonau … (New York, 1868), (2) Y Drysorfa Gerddol (Rome, N.Y., 1856-7), (3) Y Gronfa Gerddorol … (New York, 1868?), (4) Traethawd ar Gerddoriaeth Gyssegredig … (Rome, N.Y.), (5) Yr Awen Gymraeg: Pigion o Farddoniaeth Prif Feirdd Gwalia … (New York, 1871), (6) Llyfr Hymnau y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd … (New York, 1871). He died on. 1 January 1872 at Hyde Park, Pa.

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Published date: 1959

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