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Ernest Zobole, artist with a connection to Wales (Rhondda)

Ernest Zobole Influential Welsh landscape artist. 1948, Cardiff College of Art1952, Became aquatinted with Heinz Koppel at Dowlais 1953, Taught at Llangefni School, Anglesey 1957.Returned to Rhondda Valley and taught at Aberdare and Treorchy 1956. Member of 56 group Wales 1963, Lecturer, Newport College of Art.

Evan Richards, musician with a connection to Wales (Rhondda, Cwm)

Evan Richards Among the foremost of conductor's, music teacher's and personality's in the British brass band world. He has personally trained many of today's leading musicians in all fields, from voice to instrumentation. His achievements go far beyond Wales. He personally taught Leighton Rich (First holder of the 'Mortimer Award') as a young lad. His music theory teaching is rightly considered to be peerless, he is probably the finest and most knowledgeable of modern brass band teaching methods.

John Davies from Treorchy, Rhondda

John Davies Late conductor of the Treorchy Male Choir. Pioneered it's post war revival through to a record number of National Eisteddfod successes.