DAFYDD (or DAVIES), MAURICE (fl. 1789), hymn-writer

Name: Maurice Dafydd
Gender: Male
Occupation: hymn-writer
Area of activity: Poetry; Religion
Author: Robert Thomas Jenkins

The very well-known Welsh hymn beginning ‘Am graig i adeiladu …’ comes from a booklet of his published in 1789. He would seem to have been a member of the Congregational church at Bala.

See the discussion in J. Thickens, Emynau a'u Hawduriaid, 138-9.


Published date: 1959

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