Born: June 10, 1830, Lon­don, Eng­land.

Died: March 21, 1915, Syd­en­ham, Eng­land.


Barry was edu­cat­ed at Rug­by and Tri­ni­ty Col­lege, Cam­bridge. He was a stu­dent of Tho­mas Wal­mis­ley, and lat­er stu­died in Co­logne and Leip­zig, Ger­ma­ny.

He re­turned to Lon­don in 1858, and two years lat­er was or­gan­ist and choir­mas­ter at For­est School, Ley­ton­stone Hill.

Barry is known as a com­pos­er of hymn tunes, can­ta­tas, etc. and as the au­thor of the Ana­ly­tic Notes to the Crys­tal Pal­ace, Phil­har­mon­ic, Rich­ter and Bir­ming­ham con­certs. He al­so con­trib­ut­ed to the Guard­ian, and ed­it­ed the Month­ly Mu­sic­al Re­cord (1875–79).



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