Edward Shippen Barnes

Edward Shippen Barnes

  • Born
    14th September 1887
  • Died
    14th February 1958
  • Birthplace
    Seabright, New Jersey, USA
Edward Shippen Barnes was an American organist. He was a graduate of Yale University where he studied with Horatio Parker and Harry Jepson. After graduating from Yale, Barnes continued his studies in Paris with Louis Vierne,Vincent D'Indy, and Abel Decaux. He worked as organist at the Church of the Incarnation, New York (1911–1912), Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York (1913–1924), St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Philadelphia (1924–1938), and the First Presbyterian Church, Santa Monica (1938–1958).