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Nov 17, 2018

Church organ's French connection

The organ at St Illtud's Church, Llantwit Major, is easily overlooked because there are so many other fascinating objects nearby, including medieval wall paintings, Celtic stones and a 13th-century Jesse niche. The organ was played by Gabriel Fauré ...

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Posted by: RhodriC

in 1898 while he was staying in the Vale of Glamorgan. The French composer is best known today for his beautiful Requiem. For more about the history of the church - reputedly Britain's oldest centre of Christian learning - scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the church gates with your smartphone or tablet. Or click here