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 in World War I. His works include:

  1. Gloria (Barnes)
  2. San Vicente