Percy French - 100th Anniversary of his death

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Walkinstown Library, Wednesday 22 January at 6.30pm  

Pearse Street Library, Wednesday 29 January at 6.30pm 

Percy French is best known as a writer of humorous songs, but was also active as an editor, writer, poet, painter and stage entertainer.  He left a rich legacy of songs, many of which were inspired by the characters and places he encountered on his travels around Ireland. The performance will celebrate the life of Percy French, his music and poetry, in the week of the 100th anniversary of his death. Performed by leading exponents of Percy French's music: Toni Walsh (soprano), Bryan Murray (actor), and Teresa O'Donnell (harp).  

Flautist, Karin Leitner will join the group for the performance at Pearse Street Library.  

Admission free. First come, first seated.        

Walkinstown Library T. 01 222 8890 E. walkinstownlibrary@dublincity.ie   

Perase Street Library T. 01 674 4888 E. pearsestreetlibrary@dublincity.ie     

 

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