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EAMES , ROLANT ( 1750 - 1825 ), musician ;

he lived in Penrhyndeudraeth, Mer. 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.

Sources:

  • M. O. Jones , Bywgraffiaeth Cerddorion Cymreig , National Eisteddfod Association publication, 1890 .

Author:

Robert David Griffith, M.A., (1877-1958), Old Colwyn

Published date: 2001