Lang Syne Welsh Family Clan Information History Fact Book - John
A name particularly associated with Carmarthenshire, one of the thirteen historic counties of Wales, ‘John’ features prominently in the historical record of not only Wales by also much further afield.
From religious and social activism to the creative worlds of art, music and sport, many of its bearers have achieved international fame, honours and distinction.
In the world of contemporary music, Reginald Kenneth Dwight is the award-winning English singer, songwriter, composer and pianist better known as Elton John and more formally as Sir Elton John, while Olivia Newton-John is the British-born Australian singer and actress who co-starred with John Travolta in the 1978 film adaptation of the Broadway musical Grease.
In the world of the written word and in the form of ‘Johns’, Captain W.E. Johns was the creator of the Biggles series of adventures featuring the daredevil pilot of the name.
The colourful and vibrant tale of bearers of the John name is presented here.
Book Dimensions 10 × 0.4 × 14.5 cm