EAMES, ROLANT (1750 - 1825), musician

Name: Rolant Eames
Date of birth: 1750
Date of death: 1825
Gender: Male
Occupation: musician
Area of activity: Music; Religion
Author: Robert David Griffith

he lived in Penrhyndeudraeth, Meironnydd. He made a major contribution as a teacher of singing and he visited the churches of Llanfrothen, Llanfair, Llanbedr, Llandanwg and Llanfihangel to teach the choirs; he was successful in celebrating and improving church music. People came to him from a wide area to receive music lessons. When the walls of Llanfrothen were being demolished prior to rebuilding, the old teacher's pitch pipe was found.


Published date: 2001

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