Records relating to Harry Parr Davies, composer and musician

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Administrative / Biographical History

Harry Parr Davies was born in Briton Ferry in 1914 and grew up in Neath. He composed for British films, musicals and revues, and was accompanist to Gracie Fields. He died in 1955. Researchers may wish to consult Accompanying Gracie: The Life, Times and Music of Harry Parr Davies (1914-1955) by Andrew Everett (2015).

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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at the Neath Mechanics' Institute.

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