1878–1935

Introduction

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Born: Oc­to­ber 29, 1878, Rhosllanerchrugog, Den­bigh­shire, Wales.

Died: March 3, 1935, Wrex­ham dis­trict, Den­bigh­shire, Wales.

Buried: Rhosllanerchrugog Ce­me­te­ry, Den­bigh, Den­bighshire, Wales.

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Biography

Caradog was the hus­band of Lau­ra Pritch­ard (mar­ried 1912).

He start­ed out as an ap­pren­tice car­pen­ter with Jen­kins and Jones, but soon de­cide­d his gifts lay in the mu­sic­al field.

He earned a Ba­che­lor of Mu­sic de­gree from Ox­ford Un­i­ver­si­ty in 1906, and Doc­tor of Mu­sic in 1911, the young­est Welsh­man to do so.

He served through­out Wales as a con­ductor, judge, and or­gan­ist. He was the Di­rect­or of Mu­sic at the Un­i­ver­si­ty Col­lege of North Wales, Ban­gor, un­til 1920, and played the or­gan at Beth­lehem, Rhos.

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Music