Beynon, Rosser 1811-3.jan.1876 Wales Glamorgan, Glyn Eithinog - Merthyr Tydfil
hymnwriter, editor, writer on music, 1815 the family moved to Merthyr Tydfil, he went to school for only a short period as he started work at the age of 8 in an iron foundry where he was to become an important official, studied music privately and in evening classes, 1835 appointed precentor of Soar Congregational Chapel, he started a music class where he taught the rudiments of music, 1836 he contributed his first of many articles on music to Y Diwygiwr, also became hymn-tune editor of that journal ; 8.dec.1833 in Merthyr Tydfil he married Mary Lewis (Merthyr Tydfil 1806-)

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[] (titles unknown). 20 Hymn tunes
in Telyn Seion (Zion's harp), a collection of tunes, anthems, and short pieces, suitable for the sanctuary's service in its different connections. No. 15th, published David Jones and John Mendus Jones, Merthyr Tydfil 1845-1848

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