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Clifford P. Barnes

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Clifford Paulus Barnes (2 July 1897, Cleveland, Ohio – 28 August 1967, Ithaca, N.Y.) was an American composer, trumpeter, bandmaster and music educator.

Barnes began the study of cornet as a boy and eventually studied with such famous cornetists as Herbert L Clarke and Edward Llewellyn. He also studied at the New England Conservatory in 1918.

He had wide professional experience as a performer on cornet and trumpet in symphony and opera orchestras, as well as with bands. He is remembered for his instruction books and music for school bands and orchestras.

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