Richard Wright
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Background information
Birth name Richard William Wright
Also known as Rick Wright
Born 28 July 1943
Hatch End, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
Origin London, England, United Kingdom
Genres Progressive rock, experimental rock, new wave, synthpop, jazz, art rock
Occupations Musician, composer, singer, songwriter
Instruments Keyboards, vocals
Years active 1962-Present
Labels Capitol, Columbia, EMI, Harvest
Associated acts Pink Floyd, Mercury, Syd Barrett, David Gilmour, Zee
Richard William "Rick" Wright (London, 28 July 1943) is an English musician, composer, singer and songwriter. He's a founding member, keyboardist and vocalist of the progressive rock band Pink Floyd.

Besides contributing to the Pink Floyd, Richard Wright also made four solo albums, helped Syd Barrett in some of his albums being keyboardist. He was also a member of the supergroup, Mercury.

Differences with OTL

  • Wright does not die of cancer, continuing to contribute with David Gilmour and Nick Mason on Pink Floyd, and sometimes with Syd Barrett.
  • Wright appeared in a presentation with Roger Waters and Nick Mason, symbolizing an apology for the fights in the past, especially during the recording of The Wall.


Solo albums

With Syd Barrett

With Mercury