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Josef Herman and Ystradgynlais

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In the 1940s, Artist Josef Herman, who locally was known as “Joe Bach”, settled in Ystradgynlais.  Originally from Poland, he was a refugee and immigrant, fleeing persecution by the fascists in Poland during WW2.  He travelled through Europe for six years and finally found solace in our small community of Ystradgynlais.  Here he created what […]

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