Barford, Vernon West 10.sep.1876-22.apr.1963 England Berkshire, Wellington College - Canada, Edmonton
pianist, organist, choirmaster, studied at Worcester Cathedral Choir School and St Edmund's Hall, Oxford University, 1894 organist at St Edmund's Hall in Oxford, 1895-1900 organist/choirmaster of St Peter's Pro-Cathedral in Qu'Apelle Canada, 1900 of All Saints Church in Edmonton, for 7 years conductor of the Alberta Music Festival, 1904 conductor of the Edmonton Operatic Society, for 7 years president of the Edmonton Musicians Protective Association, 1908-1914 president of the Alberta Musical Festival Committee, organist of the Grand Lodge of Alberta, 1909 associate American Guild of Organists ; son of James Gale Barford and Mary West ; 1900 he married Agnes M Lynch

Title Parts

[] The cuckoo. Unison song with piano
words by R. F. in "Punch"
copies can be obtained from "The Lodge Piano House" Edmonton, Alberta
pub V. Barford, Edmonton, Alberta

[] Cradle song of the virgin. For 5-part treble voices
words Cuthbert Nunn

[] Away in a manger. SA Children's chorus and keyboard instrument. 1941
words attributed to Martin Luther

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