June 10, 1830, London, England.

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 was also a contributor to the Guardian, and edited the Monthly Musical Record (1875–79).

  1. Annunciation
  2. Easter Dawn
  3. Macedon