Arwel Hughes


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(b Rhosllanerchrugog, 1909; d Cardiff, 1988). Welsh composer and conductor. On staff BBC in Wales from 1935 (head of music, BBC Wales 1965–71). Cond. BBC Welsh Orch. 1950. Comp. opera Menna (1950–1); sym. (1971); suite for orch.; 3 str. qts.; oratorio, etc. OBE 1969.

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Music.

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