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Welsh National Anthem. Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau. By Josh and Matt. Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Lyrics. Mae hen wlad fy nhadau yn annwyl i mi, Gwlad beirdd a chantorion , enwogion o fri ; Ei gwrol ryfelwyr , gwladgarwyr tra mâd , Tros ryddid gollasant eu gwaed .

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Welsh National Anthem

Hen WladFyNhadau

By Josh and Matt

hen wlad fy nhadau lyrics
Hen WladFyNhadau Lyrics
  • Mae hen wladfynhadauynannwyli mi,Gwladbeirdd a chantorion, enwogion o fri;Eigwrolryfelwyr, gwladgarwyrtramâd,Trosryddidgollasanteugwaed.
  • Chorus:Gwlad, Gwlad, pleidiolwyfi'mgwlad,Tramôryn fur i'r bur hoffbau,O byddedi'rheniaithbarhau.
  • Hen Gymrufynyddig, paradwys y bardd;Pobdyffryn, pobclogwyn, i'mgolwgsyddharddTrwydeimladgwladgarol, morswynolywsiEinentydd, afonydd, ifi.
  • Chorus
  • Os treisiodd y gelynfyngwladdaneidroed,Mae hen iaith y Cymrymorfywagerioed,Ni luddiwyd yr awenganerchyll law brad,Na thelynberseiniolfyngwlad.
  • Chorus
land of my fathers lyrics
Land Of My Fathers Lyrics
  • This land of my fathers is dear to meLand of poets and singers, and people of statureHer brave warriors, fine patriotsShed their blood for freedom
  • (Chorus:)Land! Land! I am true to my land!As long as the sea serves as a wall for this pure, dear landMay the language endure for ever.
  • Old land of the mountains, paradise of the poets,Every valley, every cliff a beauty guards;Through love of my country, enchanting voices will beHer streams and rivers to me.
  • (Chorus)
  • Though the enemy have trampled my country underfoot,The old language of the Welsh knows no retreat,The spirit is not hindered by the treacherous handNor silenced the sweet harp of my land.
  • (Chorus)
evan james the lyric writer
Evan James -The Lyric Writer
  • Evan James’ Bardic name was Ieuan ap Iago
  • Born in 1809- September 30, 1878
  • Evan James was a weaver by trade
  • James James, Evan James’ son composed the lyrics
  • James and Evan eventually emigrated to the USA
  • There are two statues representing the two as a Poet and a Musician
james james the composer
James James The Composer
  • James James’ Bardic name was Ieuan ap Iago
  • James composed a melody which is now the anthem
  • The song’s first name was Glan Rhondda but then it was changed
  • He thought of the backing to this song when walking along a sea bank
national anthem facts
National Anthem Facts
  • It was established over 100 years ago
  • It has bits of God Save The Queen in it
  • The popularity of the song increased after the Llangollen Eisteddfod of 1858
  • The song was performed by a famous Welsh band called Geraint Jarman a'r Cynganeddwyr