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.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Ridout, Godfrey. "Mary Barrow". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 07 September 2017, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mary-barrow-emc. Accessed 24 June 2019.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Ridout, G., Mary Barrow (2017). In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mary-barrow-emc
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Ridout, Godfrey, "Mary Barrow". In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published June 26, 2007; Last Edited September 07, 2017. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mary-barrow-emc
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- Ridout, Godfrey. The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Mary Barrow", Last Edited September 07, 2017, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/mary-barrow-emc
|Article by||Godfrey Ridout|
|Published Online||June 26, 2007|
|Last Edited||September 7, 2017|
Mary Barrow (née Robb), French horn player (born 28 September 1918 in Aberdeen, Scotland; died 22 June 2017 in Calgary, AB).