Nansi Richards Jones (1888 - 1979) of Penybontfawr, Oswestry, was known as the “Queen of the Harp”.
An expert on both the triple and pedal harps, she always maintained that the greatest influences on her life were her father, the Gypsies who stayed on their farm, and Tom Lloyd, Telynor Ceiriog, who taught her to play the harp.
She won the eisteddfod harp competition three times in succession, and played several times for the royal family. She was appointed official harpist… read more
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