Barry, Charles Ainslie


English writer and composer, considered of advanced views. Charles Barry was born in London, and educated at Rugby and Cambridge. He studied music under Walmisley, and later worked at the Cologne Conservatory and also at Leipsic and Dresden. His writings on the compositions of the advanced school of music are authoritative. For several years he was editor of the Monthly Musical Record, and in 1886 was secretary of the Liszt Scholarship Fund. He is the author of several songs and pieces for the piano; a Festival March; a symphony; and other orchestral pieces.