John David Edwards

Short Name: John David Edwards
Full Name: Edwards, John David, 1805-1885
Birth Year: 1805
Death Year: 1885

Welsh composer; bardic name Penrhiwceibr.

John David Edwards (b. Penderlwyngoch, Cardiganshire, Wales, 1805; d. Llanddoget, Denbighshire, North Wales, 1885) was educated at Jesus College, Oxford, England, and ordained an Anglican priest in 1833. He served parishes in Rhosymedre and Llanddoget and published a collection of hymn tunes, Original Sacred Music (2 vols., 1836, 1843), for use in Anglican churches in Wales.

Bert Polman

Tunes by John David Edwards (2)sort descendingAsInstancesIncipit
FATHERLAND (Edwards)J. Edwards (Composer)333466 53212 3
RHOSYMEDREJohn D. Edwards (Composer)8151122 31443 21511
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