Barry Farber

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Barry Farber
Barry Farber
Barry M. Farber

(1930-05-05)May 5, 1930
DiedMay 6, 2020(2020-05-06) (aged 90)
OccupationRadio talk show host, commentator, author, enthusiast

Barry M. Farber (May 5, 1930 – May 6, 2020) was an American conservative radio talk show host, politician. author, commentator and language-learning enthusiast.

In 2002, industry publication Talkers magazine ranked him the 9th greatest radio talk show host of all time.[1]

He has also written articles appearing in The New York Times, Reader's Digest, The Washington Post, and the Saturday Review.

He unsuccessfully ran for the United States House of Representatives and Mayor of New York City in the 1970s.

He was the father of journalist Celia Farber[2] and singer-songwriter Bibi Farber.[3]

Farber died at his home in New York City, one day after his 90th birthday on May 6, 2020.[4] He had broken his rib cage while moving in to a new apartment a month before.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. The 25 Greatest Radio Talk Show Hosts of All Time, Talkers Magazine Online. Retrieved November 9. 2006.
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-09-16. Retrieved 2011-07-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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  4. Radio Legend Barry Farber Dead
  5. Barry Farber, Perennial Talk Radio Host, Dies at 90