David Pughe Evans - Lead Kindly Light
First published in 1894, this was a a song highly regarded by the composer and song-writer Idris Lewis who called it the best religious song ever written by someone from Wales. Evans sets the words of Cardinal Newman, translated into Welsh by Elfed. David Pughe-Evans, in his tragically short life (1866-97), also composed Yr Hen Gerddor and several other popular songs.
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