1841-1903
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Parry’s Birthplace
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Parry’s Grave

May 21, 1841, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

February 17, 1903, Penarth, Wales.

St. Augustine’s Church, Penarth, Wales.

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Parry’s family moved to Danville, Pennsylvania, when he was 13 years old, though he often returned to Wales. He attended the Royal Academy of Music (1868-71), was Professor of Music at the University of Wales (1873-77), and received his doctorate of music from Cambridge (1878). He also taught at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire (1888-1903). His works include operas, oratorios, cantatas, piano pieces, and hymn tunes.

  1. Aberystwyth
  2. Dies Irae
  3. Dinbych
  4. Llangristiolus
  5. Merthyr Tydfil