Clarence Barlow (born December 27, 1945) is a composer of classical and electroacoustic works. He was born in Calcutta. He studied at the Calcutta University, at the Trinity College of Music London (Calcutta Centre), at the Musikhochschule Köln (Music University Cologne) and at the Institute of Sonology at Utrecht University. He currently lives in Amsterdam and Cologne. He teaches at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague and at the Musikhochschule in Cologne.
He was one of the founders of GIMIK: Initiative Musik und Informatik Köln  (http://genterstr.hypermart.net/gimik.html). In 1988 he was the director of music at the International Computer Music Conference in Cologne.