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Feb 12, 2022

Hear composer's song by her house

Of Dilys Elwyn Edwards' many songs, Mae Hiraeth yn y Môr is the best known - and now you can listen to it and read her story on your mobile as you pass the bungalow where she lived in Caernarfon. Having studied with Herbert Howells, she became a piano ...

tutor, broadcaster and adjudicator, but is best known today for her settings of poetry by great Welsh bards. There are now HistoryPoints QR codes outside her former home in Lôn Ddewi (not far from the Morrisons supermarket) so that you can learn more about her and listen to a recording of Mae Hiraeth yn y Môr sung by its dedicatee, Kenneth Bowen. Or you can click here for the information and recording