in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Conducting; Composition. 992 words.
Barnby, Sir Joseph (1838–1896), composer and conductor, was born on 12 August 1838 at Swinegate, York, the youngest child in the family of fifteen children of Thomas Barnby, a shoemaker and...
in The Oxford Dictionary of Music
January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 89 words.
English organist, conductor, and composer. His finest service to music was during his period as org at St Anne's, Soho, ...
in Grove Music Online
January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 1044 words.
(b York, 12 Aug 1838; d London, 28 Jan 1896). English conductor and composer. He was the son of Thomas Barnby, an organist, and became a chorister at York Minster at the age of seven. In...