His voice was discovered at the Ammanford Eisteddfod, and the local community of Blaina collected money for him to be trained at La Scala Milan. Mostyn has his debut as Tonio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo) in 1929.
He sang leading baritone roles all over the world, settled in America and married a wealthy American widow. On February 13, 1923, Mostyn Thomas sang Dafydd y Garreg Wen to inaugurate the first radio broadcast by BBC Wales.
- BBC Wales Database
- Time Magazine November 29, 1937
- Time Magazine July 11, 1932
- Chronology, The National Theatre, 1835 -Present (PDF)
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