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Barry, John [real name John Barry Prendergast]locked

  • Rikky Rooksby


Barry, John [real name John Barry Prendergast] (1933–2011), composer, was born on 3 November 1933 in Holgate Nursing Home, York, the youngest child of John (Jack Xavier) Prendergast (1898–1978), cinema proprietor, and his wife, Doris, née Wilkinson (1901–1979). His brother, Patrick, was born in 1923, and his sister, ...

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