Meredydd Evans

Video | Meredydd Evans on the Welsh Language

Meredydd Evans was a collector, editor, historian and performer of Welsh language folk music of Wales. His award-winning recordings of his own unaccompanied vocal performances and his published editions in collaboration with his American-born wife Phyllis Kinney have helped to preserve Welsh musical legacy and promote it world-wide. In this 2008 interview, archived with Washington DC’s Smithsonian Centre for Folk Life and Cultural Heritage, he discusses how language is an inseparable part of cultural identity.