He taught at schools in Woolwich , 1908-11 , Llanelli , 1911-19 , and took the degrees of B.Mus. , 1913 , and Mus. Doc. , 1915 , at the University of Dublin . He m. in 1911 Lilian Morgan of Aberystwyth . He often adjudicated at national eisteddfodau . In 1919 he returned to Aberystwyth as a lecturer in the music department when Sir H. Walford Davies (see above) came to occupy the vacant chair. The numerous extra-mural activities of the professor threw more work on to the shoulders of the lecturer and de Lloyd became responsible for the choral society, the college orchestra and the weekly concerts held by the department. He succeeded Sir Walford Davies in the chair in 1926 . He d. 20 Aug. 1948 , the day upon which his retirement from the college was to take effect.
He composed a large number of works and arranged other music. His principal works include Gwenllian (opera), 1924 ; Tir na n'Og a lyrical ode by T. Gwynn Jones (see below) ; Gwlad fy Nhadau (cantata); Cân a Moliant (Hymns and tunes — general editor H. Haydn Jones ), Saith o Ganeuon enwog Brahms (with Welsh words by T.H. Parry-Williams ); and Forty Welsh traditional tunes , issued by the Cards. Antiq. Soc.
Selwyn Jones, Mus.Bac., (1906-81), Hirwaun
Published date: 2001