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INTERVIEW WITH DR. JOSEPH PARRY. A Central News representative on Thursday visited the residence of the late MrHaydn Parry, No. 87, Broadhurst-gardens, WestHampstead.and had an interview with his father, Dr. Joseph Parry, the well-known professor of music at the South Wales and Monmouthshire University, Cardiff. The deceased had accepted a professorship at the Guildhall School of Music, London, and there he put in an appearance for the last tune on Thursday last. He then appeared in his usual health. After attending to hi? professional duties he wrote a letter and despatched it to a friend at the Savage Club, of which he was a member. That evening the deceased dined with Mr and Mrs D'Oyly Carte. On Friday he was apparently in the bestof health and spirits, spending much ot the afternoon" romping" with his two children and encouraging them to dance to his music. In the evening he had supper with Mr Crametta, a friend of his, aud returned home quite well. On Saturday morning, however, he was attacked with gestritis, and Drs. Waite and Hardwick, two local medical practitioners, were called in. He underwent a favourable change on Sunday, and was able to sib up in an arm chair for a few hours. The improvement, however, was not long sustained. Towards evening he got worse, and was again obliged to take to his bed. From this time his condition seems to have become steadily worse. On Monday and Tuesday he was occasionally delirious, and hia illness had assumed such a dangerous and compli- cated phase on Tuesday—pneumonia having supervened-that the services of Dr. Fredenck Roberts, the eminent physician, of Harley- street, were requisitioned, and he made an examination of the patient on the following day. Despite the most constant attention on the part of the medical men and of the tender care and watchfulness of Mrs Parry, who for days never left the sick room, the eminent young musician grew gradually weaker, and expired at half-past two o'clock on Thursday morning, the specific cause of death being pneumonia. In a conversation with a Central News reporter, his father said, "My poor son's death has bepn a terrible shock to us all. There is no doubt that he had abril- hant future before him had he lived. He was always busy at his art. His last com- pleted work was a sonsr upon the words of "Oh. Lord abide with me." This was purchased by Mr Chappel, the publisher, and my son had had the proofs when he wa^overtaken by lllnes, He had Composed several numbers of a cantata to be produced at the Cardiff Festival. He worked out these things generally mentally in the first instance, and. unfortunately, he has not committed a note of them to paper. He was in the habit of doing his work in that way before he began to commit his compositions to paper. Two years ago his younger brother, who was also a musical genius, was buried. I have but one son alive, Daniel Mendelssohn Parry, who constructed the plot of Cigarette. Telegrams of condolence have reached us from all quarters, and many friends have called to express their sympathy with us in our great bereavement. It appears that the deceased was announced to perform at the Hampstead Conservatoire of Music on Saturday week. According to the present arrangements, which arc subject to alteration, in order to meet the convenience of Mrs Parry's relatives, the funeral will take place at .renarih, near Cardiff, on Mon- day. The remains will be removed from Broad- hurst Gardens en route for Cardiff on Saturday morning.

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