Spouse Iris Farhi (m. 1995)
|Name James Barron|
Occupation Journalist, author
Education Princeton University
|Born December 25, 1955 (age 59) (1955-12-25) |
Notable credit(s) The New York Times; Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand (book)
Family James Pressley Barron (father, deceased); Leirona Turman Barron (mother, deceased); Charles E. Barron (uncle); W. Davis Barron (uncle, deceased); George Turman (uncle, deceased); Carson E. Campbell (second cousin, once removed)
Books Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand
James Turman Barron (born December 25, 1955) is an American journalist who writes for The New York Times. He authored the 2006 book, Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand.
He was born on December 25, 1955 to Leirona Turman and James Pressley Barron (1920–2006). His father served in the U.S. Army in World War II and was an analyst for the Central Intelligence Agency. He received the Intelligence Commendation Medal upon his retirement in 1985.
His mother was an assistant principal of Thomas Jefferson Junior High School in Arlington, Virginia.
He graduated from Princeton University in 1977 and was a stringer for The New York Times while in college.
He married Jane-Iris Farhi, a cardiologist.