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Lleuwen Steffan

Wales, UK

Last updated: April 13, 2023

Lleuwen is an artist raised in rural Eryri in North Wales and living in rural Brittany, France. She is heavily influenced by the languages and landscapes of her Celtic homelands. 

Lleuwen is primarily a singer and song writer and writes in Welsh and Breton. She speaks four languages.  She is also a composer, recently creating soundscapes and scores for theatre, film and television. 

Lleuwen’s music is a dramatic combination of all the sounds she loves. And folk-jazz-pop-rock fusion with classical influences. She is an avid collecter of archive material and passionate about the minority language cultures of Wales and Brittany. She won album of the year twice for France3 TVs Priziou awards as well as Song of the year for Ar Goulou Bev in Liet International in Gijon, Asturias. 

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Mae Lleuwen yn gantores a chyfansoddwraig o Riwlas yn Nyffryn Ogwen. Mae hi bellach yn byw yn Llydaw ac yn cyfansoddi caneuon Cymraeg ac ambell i gân yn Llydaweg hefyd.

Mae ei chaneuon wedi ennill gwobrau amrywiol ac mae hi wedi bod yn ddigon ffodus i deithio'r byd yn yn eu canu. Prif ddylanwad ei gwaith yw hen emynau Cymraeg yn enwedig rhai Gwilym Hiraethog ac Ann Griffiths. Mae hi hefyd yn hoff o'r Beatles a Tony ac Aloma.

Hoffai fod yn ddrymwraig. Mae hi wedi dysgu chwarae'r piano yn ystod y cyfnod clo, ynghyd â phethau eraill.

Projects & initiatives

Global Network for Women Music Producers

Designed in consultation with partners in countries from around the world, the program will help overcome barriers in the music industry, and provide opportunities for support, discussion, networking and collaboration.