His music conquered Hollywood, moved millions and won him countless awards.
And now his home town has a permanent memorial to his genius.
Composer John Barry grew up in Fulford House, what is now the Pavilion Hotel. And on Tuesday (June 20) his widow and son flew in from their home in Long Island, New York, to see a plaque unveiled in Barry’s honour on the wall of the hotel on Main Street, Fulford.
Laurie Barry and son Jonpatrick were joined by members of the Prendergast family who still live in York. All were delighted to see the plaque which reads:
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