File NLW MS 20796E. - John Ormond, 'Requiem and celebration'

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NLW MS 20796E.


John Ormond, 'Requiem and celebration'


  • [c. 1969] (Creation)

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42 ff.

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The English Language Section of the Academi organised an evening to celebrate the work of Gwyn Thomas entitled 'Laughter before Nightfall (or The Man who Rubbed the Rainbow)'. The evening was directed by John Ormond and was presented by Gerald James and Ray Smith on 18 May at the Sherman Theatre.

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Worked typescript and autograph drafts of about a third of the poems collected in 'Requiem and Celebration' (Swansea 1969). On f. 42 is an unidentified fragment, related to another on the verso of f. 19. Formerly Welsh Arts Council MS 46.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 20796E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 20796E.