James James (also known by the bardic name Iago ap Ieuan) (1832–1902) was a harpist and musician from Hollybush, Wales. He composed the tune of the Welsh national anthem Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (also known as Land of my Fathers). Today, the same tune is also used for the Breton anthem, Bro Gozh ma Zadoù, and the Cornish anthem, Bro Goth agan Tasow.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1833 (Betws Ifan), Died January 11th, 1902 (Aberdare)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-13485||10-in.||6/25/1913||Hen wlad fy nhadau||Daniel Beddoe||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||C1523-C1524||10-in.||1/16/1928||Rain||Elmo Tanner||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Gramophone||Yy1638||10-in.||7/11/1922||Hen wlad fy nhadau||Côr Meibion Cymreig||Male vocal quintet, with organ||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "James, James," accessed September 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106967.
James, James. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106967.
"James, James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 September 2021.
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