VERY SAD NEWS | Emerging Irish Composer Daniel Barkley Has Passed Away - Aged 28

Irish composer and pianist Daniel Barkley has passed away, following a lengthy battle with depression - aged just 28

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Daniel Barkley Obituary

Irish composer and pianist Daniel Barkley has passed away, following a lengthy battle with depression - aged just 28.

A prolific young composer, he was working on his PhD at Queen's University in Belfast, Ireland at the time of his passing.

"Danny was a beautiful and fragile soul whose being, company, wit and foremost music brought happiness to so many", his family have said in a statement.

The family is asking for donations to be made to the mental health charity, MindWise - in lieu of any flowers or cards.

Our condolences are with Daniel’s family, friends and colleagues. 

 

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