Barnett, Neville George 3.mar.1854-26.sep.1895 England, London Hackney - Australia, Picton
organist, music critic, studied privately with Richard Limpus, Edward John Hopkins and Edmund Hart Turpin, 1873 at one sitting he passed the examinations for Associate and Fellow of the Royal College of Organists, 1873 organist/choirmaster of St Philip's Arlington Square, subsequently went to New Zealand Christchurch where he was organist of St Luke's Anglican Church, then at St Matthew's Church in Auckland, finally settled in Sydney, until 1895 organist of St Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral, musical director at the Jewish Synagogue, teacher at the Blind Institution, for blind students he invented a typewriter enabling them to write according to the Braille system, music critic of the Sydney Morning Herald, then of the Evening News and of the Sydney Daily Telegraph, he went to Picton to recover from ill-health but died in a few weeks

Title Parts

[] Twelve chant series for the Te Deum laudamus. London 1879
[] Motivo piacevole. Organ
pub Novello & Co., London 1883

[] A second set of twelve chant series for the Te Deum Laudamus. London 1884
[] Pomare. Opera. Auckland, New Zealand 24may1889
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