Dylan, Daniel a D Jacob Davies

Educated in Swansea, composer and friend of Dylan Thomas, Daniel Jones “As well as composing song-settings for Thomas’s Under Milk Wood (1954) and dedicating his fourth symphony (1954) to Thomas’s memory, he edited collections of Thomas’s poetry and prose, and in 1977 published the memoir, My Friend Dylan Thomas.”.

Daniel Jones

Under Milk Wood

The renowned Unitarian minister Rev D Jacob Davies recorded a Welsh language version of Dylan’s ‘A Story (The Outing)’.  Released on Cambrian records it is the first side of this album ‘Jacob…ar ei orau!’ which translates as ‘Jacob…at his best!’.  The story is described on the back as ‘more than a translation…’.

D Jacob Davies - Jacob...ar ei orau!