April 25, 1843, Ripley County, Indiana.

October 20, 1921, Portland, Oregon.

City View Cemetery, Salem, Oregon.

Parvin was in Oregon by 1917, when his name, with the title Mus. Doc., appeared on music whose back cover had the commencement program for the Northwest Normal School of Music and Arts. His works include:

  1. Coimbatore
  2. Fort Myers
  3. Tripoli
  4. Vanderbilt