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Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold. ---->>>

Friendships that have stood the test of time and change are surely best. ---->>>


Nationality: Welsh
Born: 06-21, 2015
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Composer

Joseph Parry (21 May 1841 – 17 February 1903) was a Welsh composer and musician. Born in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, he is best known as the composer of Myfanwy and the hymn tune Aberystwyth, which the National anthem of South Africa, Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika, is said to be based on. Parry was also the first Welshman to compose an opera; his composition, Blodwen, was the first opera in the Welsh language (wikipedia)