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 Richard Wright

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Richard Wright Famous memorial

Birth
Hatch End, London Borough of Harrow, Greater London, England
Death 15 Sep 2008 (aged 65)
London, City of London, Greater London, England
Burial Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID 29816925 View Source

Musician. Born Richard William Wright in Hatch End, London, he was a keyboardist and founding member of the British rock band Pink Floyd. Formed in 1965, the group also included Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Nick Mason and later Dave Gilmour. Wright's masterful keyboard and synthesizer playing on such songs as "Arnold Layne," "See Emily Play," and the later classic albums "Dark Side of the Moon" (1973), "Wish You Were Here" (1975), and "The Wall" (1979) helped Pink Floyd become one of the premier Progressive Rock bands in music history. In 1996, Pink Floyd were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 15 Sep 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 29816925
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/29816925/richard-wright : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Wright (28 Jul 1943–15 Sep 2008), Find a Grave Memorial ID 29816925, ; Maintained by Find a Grave Burial Details Unknown.