Jones, Joseph David (1827–1870), composer and singing teacher, was born in Bryncrugog, in the parish of Llanfair Caereinion, Montgomeryshire, the son of a small farmer who was a Wesleyan local preacher. Jones, in spite of his father's opposition, devoted himself as a youth to the study of music, and in 1847 published at ...
R. M. J. Jones
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Reading, John (c. 1645–1692), musician and composer, of unknown parentage, is listed among the choristers of St Paul's Cathedral in 1661, and it is likely that it was he who became a junior vicar-choral in 1667 (10 October) and poor clerk (28 November) at ...