Chronicles and poems of Percy French
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Published by Talbot Press in Dublin .
Written in English


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Statementedited by his sister Mrs. de Burgh Daly.
ContributionsDe Burgh Daly, Emily Lucy
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 100 p.
Number of Pages100
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18876878M

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William Percy French (1 May – 24 January ) became known as one of Ireland's foremost songwriters and entertainers. Thanks to the late Oliver Nulty, French he has become recognised for his watercolour paintings as well. William Percy French was a gifted polymath who had a number of artistic talents at his command. William Percy French was the son of a landlord and a clergyman's daughter. He studied engineering at Trinity College, where he spent a lot of time in song writing, dramatics, banjo playing and . “I was born a boy and have remained one ever since. Friends and relatives, often urge me to grow up and take an interest in politics, whiskey, race meetings, foreign securities, poor rates, options and other things that men talk about, but no – I am still the small boy messing about with a paintbox, or amusing myself with pencil and paper, while fogies of forty determine the Kaiser’s. William Percy French was the son of a landlord and a clergyman's daughter. He studied engineering at Trinity College, where he spent a lot of time in song writing, dramatics, banjo playing and watercolour painting. After graduation he was on the verge of emigrating to Canada, but was appointed to a post in a government drainage scheme in Cavan.

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