Nid wy'n gofyn bywyd moethus

Nid wy'n gofyn bywyd moethus

Author: Gwyrosydd
Published in 2 hymnals

Author: Gwyrosydd

Gwyrosydd, (Daniel James, 23 January 1848 – 16 March 1920) was a Welsh poet and hymn-writer, best known for writing the words to the popular hymn, "Calon Lân". (Daniel James was his given name, but he wrote under the bardic name, Gwyrosydd). Daniel James came from Treboeth in Swansea. His father died when he was young. He became a puddler at Morriston ironworks, and afterwards worked at Landore tinplate works. He began to write verse and assumed the bardic name Gwyrosydd (meaning "Truth will Stand" or "Man of Gower"). He later found work in Tredegar, Dowlais Ironworks, Blaengarw, and Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taff, where he spent 20 years. He returned to Morriston in 1918 to live with his daughter, and died at Tanylan, Morrist… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Nid wy'n gofyn bywyd moethus
Author: Gwyrosydd
Language: Welsh
Refrain First Line: Calon lan yn llawn daioni



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Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems #66
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