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Mary Barry

Born in: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

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Mary Barry

Mary Barry (May 5, 1955, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador) is a Candadian singer and songwriter. She sings in English and French. She was born in St. John's on May 5, 1955.

She performed with singer Holly Hogan in 2007. Mark Peddle played both electric and acoustic bass guitar on Barry's 2007 album Red Eye Tonight. The album was her second. She won two awards at the 2007 MusicNL awards: Female Artist of the Year and Jazz and Blues Artist of the Year. She also performed at the corresponding awards show that year. In 2008, she performed at the launch of a literary salon at Water Street's Coffee and Company. She was again nominated for the title of Female Artist of the Year at the 2010 MusicNL awards. The other nominees were Kellie Loder, Teresa Ennis, Irene Bridger, and Amelia Curran. On January 23, 2010, Barry performed at a concert in support of relief efforts after the 2010 Haiti earthquake.

In November 2015, Barry announced that she had pulmonary fibrosis, a progressive lung disease.
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