Taken to Canada in 1920, Mary Barrow studied in Toronto with Herbert and Reginald Barrow and began playing professionally at 15. In 1938, she became the principal horn for the Promenade Symphony Concerts. A member 1939-51 of the TSO (and principal 1939-45), she played the important horn part in the North American premiere (1945) of Britten's Serenade. She was a member 1952-62 of the CBC Symphony Orchestra.
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- Ridout, Godfrey. "Mary Barrow". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 07 September 2017, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mary-barrow-emc. Accessed 01 December 2023.
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- Ridout, G. (2017). Mary Barrow. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mary-barrow-emc
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- Ridout, Godfrey. "Mary Barrow." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published June 26, 2007; Last Edited September 07, 2017.
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- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Mary Barrow," by Godfrey Ridout, Accessed December 01, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mary-barrow-emc
Article by Godfrey Ridout
Published Online June 26, 2007
Last Edited September 7, 2017