Composer: C. Hubert H. Parry (1903)
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Composer: C. Hubert H. Parry

Charles Hubert Hastings Parry KnBch/Brnt BMus United Kingdom 1848-1918. Born at Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, England, son of a wealthy director of the East India Company (also a painter, piano and horn musician, and art collector). His mother died of consumption shortly after his birth. His father remarried when he was three, and his stepmother favored her own children over her stepchildren, so he and two siblings were sometimes left out. He attended a preparatory school in Malvern, then at Twyford in Hampshire. He studied music from 1856-58 and became a pianist and composer. His musical interest was encouraged by the headmaster and by two organists. He gained an enduring love for Bach’s music from S S Wesley and took piano and harm… Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: FRESHWATER (Parry)
Composer: C. Hubert H. Parry (1903)
Meter: Irregular
Incipit: 31235 16532 33123



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Church Hymns #285

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Methodist Hymn and Tune Book #583b

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #457

The Hymnary of the United Church of Canada #457

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