Alary, Joseph sr. 1823-1.dec.1882 France Vaucluse, Pernes-les-Fontaines - Carpentras
pianist, professor of music, early in life he was a butcher, probably in his father's shop, but soon after marriage he was professor of music for all his life, he died at hotel de ville in Carpentras ; son of butcher Xavier Alary and Elisabeth Avon ;
25.nov.1846 in Pernes he married Rosalie Laget (Pernes 1824-26.aug.1895 Carpentras) ; son composer Auguste Alary ; grandson composer Joseph Alary jr.
 La Melancolique. Polka-mazurka pour piano
dedication : a Madame la Princesse Marie de Bade Marquise de Douglas
pub A la Revue des dames et des demoiselles, Paris avril 1854