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HUGHES , EDWARD (‘ Eos Maldwyn ’; d. 1862 ), harpist ;

son of William Hughes , harpist , Llansantffraed, Mont.Eos Maldwyn ’ won a valuable harp at one of the eisteddfodau organised by Cymreigyddion y Fenni ( Abergavenny ). He d. of tuberculosis in Liverpool , 9 December 1862 .

Sources:

  • Idris Fychan , ‘Hanes canu gyda'r tannau’, The Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion , 1885 ;
  • M. O. Jones , Bywgraffiaeth Cerddorion Cymreig , National Eisteddfod Association publication, 1890 (1890) ;
  • R. Williams , Montgomeryshire Worthies , second ed., 1894 ;
  • R. Griffith , Llyfr Cerdd Dannau , 1913 (1913) ;
  • Rhestr gyda nodiadau byrion, o Enwogion Cymreig o 1700 i 1900 , National Eisteddfod Association, 1908

Author:

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

Published date: 2001