JONES, EDWARD (1768 - 1813), harpist

Name: Edward Jones
Date of birth: 1768
Date of death: 1813
Gender: Male
Occupation: harpist
Area of activity: Music; Performing Arts
Author: Robert David Griffith

Born at Caerphilly, Glamorganshire, in 1768. He was given instruction on the harp by Sackville Gwynne, Glanbrân, Llandovery, and became one of the most competent harpists of his time, his repertoire including many Welsh and English airs. He composed the air known as ‘Caerphilly March.’ [He died at Caerphilly 17 December 1813 — see the Cambrian, 25 December 1813.]


Published date: 1959

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