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Sir Albert Evans-Jones

(1895—1970) Welsh-language poet and playwright


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(1895–1970), Welsh language poet and playwright: b. Pwllheli; educ. Pwllheli and Bangor (University College of North Wales); lecturer in Welsh literature in Bangor 1931–60; Recorder of the Gorsedd of Welsh Bards 1935–70; elected Arch-Druid of Wales 1949 and 1962; Freeman of Pwllheli 1963; knighted 1969; lives in Menai Bridge 1937–70; buried nr Menai Bridge. ‘Mab y Bwthyn’ (The Cottager's Son) 1921, Hywel Harries 1932, Absalom fy Mab (Absalom my Son) 1957, Cerddi Cynan 1959 (enlarged edn 1967) .

From The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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