MARKS, DAVID (1788 - 1871), musician

Name: David Marks
Date of birth: 1788
Date of death: 1871
Gender: Male
Occupation: musician
Area of activity: Music; Religion
Author: Robert David Griffith

Born in the parish of Cilrhedyn, Carmarthenshire. By trade a stonemason, he was also a competent musician who performed good service to the community by holding music classes in various districts. Two of his hymn-tunes, ‘Cannon Street’ and ‘Manchester,’ were published in Haleliwia Drachefn, 1855. He died 3 October 1871 at Ffynnondrain, parish of Newchurch, near Carmarthen.


Published date: 1959

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