Parry, Joseph [pseud. Pencerdd America]
- Trevor Herbert
Parry, Joseph [pseud. Pencerdd America] (1841–1903), composer, was born on 21 May 1841 at 4 Chapel Row, Georgetown, Merthyr Tudful, the second son of Daniel Parry and his wife, Elizabeth (née Richards). Daniel Parry, a finer at the local ironworks, was illiterate, which may account for some confusion over the rendering of his name in official documents: though he is ...