Daniel James (23 January 1848 – 16 March 1920), also known by his bardic name of Gwyrosydd, was a Welsh poet and hymn-writer, best known for writing the words of the popular hymn, "Calon Lân" (published in 1892).

Birth and Death Data: Born January 23rd, 1848 (Treboeth), Died March 16th, 1920 (Morriston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-41425 10-in. 12/27/1927 Pa le mae'r amen? William A. Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gwyrosydd," accessed July 27, 2021,

Gwyrosydd. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from

"Gwyrosydd." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.

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