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composer

Reginald Barrett, British composer. Awarded composition prize, National Eisteddfod, Scranton, 1905, prize for best song by Musician Magazine, 1898.

Background

Barrett, Reginald was born on January 12, 1861 in London, England. Son of Richard and Rachel (Squire) Barrett.

Education

Educated in England and Germany. Mus. education at Darmstadt and at Guildhall School of Music, London.

Career

Came to the United States, 1888. Organist and choirmaster in various churches. Teacher organ and voice.

Conductor Mamaroneck Choral Union, Fordham Heights Choral Society. Entered field of motion picture organists, officiating in theatres in New York City and vicinity, 1917-1925.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Composer church music, and many works for organ, piano, songs and part songs.

Connections

Married Lucy E. Wilkes, September 1, 1888.

father:
Richard Barrett

mother:
Rachel (Squire) Barrett

spouse:
Lucy E. Wilkes