Celia Farber Barry's daughter created this wonderful video to share, in loving memory.
Michael Harrison of TALKERS Magazine will be hosting the memorial tribute to Barry, in coordination with the Farber family. We are honored to have the publisher of the Bible of Talk Radio lead us in this ceremony of remembrance, and we know Barry would be smiling!
Barry Farber Radio channel
MAY 5 7:30 p.m. EST
The video will then be online for subsequent viewing.
You don't need a Zoom link to view and comment, but if you'd like to join the Zoom meeting, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Here follows the announcement from TALKERS MAGAZINE
"Industry Memorial Tribute to the Late Barry Farber Set for May 5. The family of Barry Farber, in association with TALKERS magazine, is presenting an industry memorial tribute to the legendary radio talk show host on May 5 via Zoom. The virtual event will mark the first anniversary of his passing and the 91st anniversary of his birth. Farber, considered by industry observers to be one of the greatest talk radio hosts of all time, as well as one of the genre’s most influential pioneers, passed away on May 6, 2020 – one day after his 90th birthday. The event will consist of a series of personal remembrances delivered by a select panel of family, friends and radio industry colleagues. It will be recorded and available for on-demand viewing as part of a larger display of memories and Farber history being developed for a special commemorative website devoted to the broadcaster. Barry Farber’s on-air career was launched in 1960 and continued all the way to his death in 2020. It included his hosting major shows on such legendary New York outlets as WINS, WOR, and WMCA. He also was syndicated by ABC Radio Networks and Daynet. His final shows were carried by CRN Digital Talk Radio Network. According to The New York Times, at the time of his death he was the longest continually running radio host. Farber was inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame in 2014 and is a past recipient of the TALKERS Lifetime Achievement Award among many other honors. He was the author of three books and a student of 26 languages. The memorial event will take place on Zoom on Wednesday, May 5 between 7:30 pm and 9:00 pm and be hosted by Michael Harrison. Invitations to join in the Zoom event will be limited. For more information about participating please email email@example.com. Stay tuned to Talkers.com for updates as they develop."
We are happy to honor and celebrate the life and work of Talk Show Host, writer and linguist Barry Farber.
Barry Farber was a legendary broadcaster on New York radio and beyond. The Barry Farber Show was heard on the airwaves virtually from 1960 until his 90th birthday, the day before his passing on May 6th of 2020.
His style was passionate, engaging, gentlemanly and intelligent. He went on to interview guests for longer than any other living, continually broadcasting radio host, according to the New York Times. He was inducted into the Radio Hall Of Fame in 2014. Barry was also the author of three books and a student of 26 languages.
His family, along with his friends and colleagues, are intent on maintaining this website and will continue to upload as much material as possible to share his gifts with the world! There are videos, radio shows and columns to enjoy. There will be stories to share and content coming in from all directions. Glad you can join us!