R. Williams Parry

R. Williams Parry

About R. Williams Parry

Robert Williams Parry (1884 – 1956) was a Welsh poet who was greatly influenced by Romantic poets such as Keats. Two volumes of his poetry were published: Yr Haf a cherddi Eraill (1924) and Cerddi’r gaeaf (1952). His breakthrough came when he won the Chair at the National Eisteddfod in 1910 with his poem ‘Yr Haf’ (‘The Summer’) which has been described as the best known and admired of all the eisteddfod awdlau of the 20th century. He published two collections of poetry; Yr Haf a cherddi eraill (1924) and Cerddi'r Gaeaf (1952).
Some of his other most notable poems include "Y Llwynog" (The Fox), "Eifionydd" and "Englynion coffa Hedd Wyn".

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