Biography

Siân James is a Welsh traditional folk singer and harpist. (born 24 December 1961)

A native of the Mid Wales village of Llanerfyl in Powys, Siân James participated, from an early age, in local eisteddfodau - traditional meetings of Welsh artists. She was playing the piano, the violin and later the harp.
While still a student at Llanfair Caereinion High School, she began composing her own songs and arranging traditional Welsh music. She subsequently went on to read music at the University of Wales, Bangor.She is also well known for her acting work on Welsh language television.
Having been a recording artist for Sain and the BBC, Siân James has, in the 2000s, recorded her work for Bos at her home studio in Llanerfyl.

Albums:
Cysgodion Karma [Karma Shadows] (1990)
Distaw [Silent] (1993)
Gweini Tymor [Serving a Term] (1996)
Di-Gwsg [Sleepless] (1997)
Birdman (1999)
Pur [Pure] (2001)
Y Ferch o Bedlam [The Girl from Bedlam] (2005)

Edited by Mousestore on 26 Oct 2010, 07:23

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