Story: Barnett, John Maughan

John Maughan Barnett

John Maughan Barnett

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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Alexander Turnbull Library, S. P. Andrew Collection (PAColl-3739)
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Photograph by Stanley P. Andrew

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How to cite this page:

Ashley Heenan. 'Barnett, John Maughan', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2021)