Described as 'young, enthusiastic, aggressive', John Maughan Barnett made a major contribution to the musical life of Napier, Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch as a virtuoso organist, choral and orchestral conductor, and composer.
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Ashley Heenan. 'Barnett, John Maughan', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3b8/barnett-john-maughan (accessed 3 July 2020)