- 22 December 1928
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Patron, Philanthropist and Writer
- Alternative Names
- Patterson, Barbara (maiden name)
Barbara Blackman is an author, music-lover, essayist, librettist, letter writer and patron of the Arts. Former wife of Charles Blackman, she worked for many years as an artist's model. She has conducted countless interviews for the National Library of Australia's oral history program. In 2006, Blackman was presented with the Australian Contemporary Music 2006 Award for Patronage.