Richard William Wright Rank
About Richard William Wright
Richard William Wright was an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter. He is best remembered as a founding member of the former English rock band, Pink Floyd. He performed in the band as a keyboardist and vocalist. As a member of the band, Wright contributed to albums such as The Piper at the Gates of Dawn, A Saucerful of Secrets, The Wall and The Division Bell. He also released two solo albums; Wet Dream and Broken China. He died of cancer in September 2008.
He was born to a biochemist father. His mother was instrumental in him learning how to play the piano. He was married thrice in his lifetime. He was married to Juliette Gale, a singer with whom he had two children, between 1964 and 1982. From 1984 to 1994, he was married to a woman named Franka.
His son, Ben, was the product of his third marriage to Mildred Hobbs from 1995 to 2007.
Elton John dedicated the performance of his song, Believe to him at a concert in Canada on the day of his death.
Richard William Wright Rank
F.A.Q. about Richard William Wright
When is his birthday?
Richard William Wright's birthday is on July 23, 1943.
In how many days is his birthday?
Richard William Wright's birthday is in 272 days
How old was Richard William Wright when he died?
He was 65 years old.
When did he die?
He died in September 15, 2008.
How old would he be today?
Richard William Wright would be 78 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Richard William Wright from?
He was born in England, UK.
Richard William Wright's Popularity
Richard William Wright was a famous English musician and songwriter, who was born on July 23, 1943. As a person born on this date, Richard William Wright is listed in our database as the 88th most popular celebrity for the day (July 23) and the 160th most popular for the year (1943).
People born on July 23 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Richard William Wright is the 2633rd most popular Leo.
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