1887–1958
portrait

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