September 14, 1887, Seabright, New Jersey.

February 14, 1958, Idyllwild, California.

Barnes studied with Harry B. Jepson and Horatio Parker at Yale University (1910-11), then with Louis Verne, Vincent D’Indy and Abel Decaux at the Schola Cantorum in Paris. He went on to play the organ at Church of the Incarnation, New York (1911-12); Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York (1913-24); St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1924-38); and the First Presbyterian Church, Santa Monica, California (1938-). He was also a composer, producing organ symphonies, arrangements, and books of religious music, and served in the Naval Reserve during World War I. His works include:

  1. Gloria (Barnes)
  2. San Vicente