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MILLS , SEBASTIAN BACH ( 1838 - 1898 , pianist ;

b. March 1838 at Coity , near Bridgend, Glam. , the son of an organist . He travelled widely. In 1878 he took part in concerts in Germany with Joachim and Madame Schumann .

From 1883 until 1897 he was a music instructor in New York . He went to Germany again in 1897 , and d. there 21 Dec. 1898 .

Sources:

  • Y Drych newyddiadur cenedlaethol Cymry America (Utica), 2 Feb. 1899 ;
  • Eminent Welshmen: a short biographical dictionary of Welshmen ... from the earliest times to the present (1908) .

Author:

Robert (Bob) Owen, O.B.E., M.A., (1885-1962), Croesor

Published date: 1959