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Howell Elvet Lewis (Conwil Elfed), 1860-1953, from Carmarthen, a minister in Flintshire and London, winner of the Crown at the National Eisteddfodau of 1889 and 1889, and later Archdruid. He wrote romantic nature poetry. One of his hymns, Cofia'n Gwlad (I will remember my Country) has been called the second national anthem of Wales. He also wrote the English hymn "The light of the Morning is Breaking."

Information from Peter N. Williams, A Brief History of Wales, www.peternwilliams.com/wales/wal1.html.

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