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O, let us exalt our dear Lord and proclaim,
In songs of true gratitude, praise to His name!
As songs of the angels in sweetest accord,
Our thanks and our praises shall rise to the Lord.
-- Zion's Harp # 165

Composer Bio Information

Parry, Joseph's bio information

May 21, 1841 - February 17, 1903

Born: May 21, 1841, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales.

Died: February 17, 1903, Penrarth, Wales.

Buried: St. Augustine’s Church, Penarth, Wales.

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, 1868-1871. He was Professor of Music at the University of Wales, 1873-1877, and received his doctorate of music from Cambridge in 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.

Sources

* Frost, p. 685
* Hustad, p. 300
* Stulken, p. 191

Music

1. Aberystwyth
2. Llangristiolus

Source: http://www.cyberhymnal.org/bio/p/a/r/parry_j.html

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