William Williams

(1717—1791) religious revivalist and writer

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Hymn-writer, poet, theologian, and Methodist organizer, born in Llanfair-ar-y-bryn, Carmarthenshire, whose hymns, combining classical with dialect Welsh, and biblical allusion with force of individual personality, have been seen as the earliest and perhaps greatest achievement of Welsh romanticism.


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