Richard Wright

richard wright

Rick taught himself how to play guitar, trumpet, and piano while recuperating from a broken leg at age 12

Took private lessons in music theory and composition at a local music school

Also influenenced by traditional jazz, Rick taught himself to play the trombone and the saxophone as well

Joined the band that would eventually be Pink Floyd in 1964

Wright took the lead vocal duties on Pink Floyd’s “Time” “Remember a Day”, and “Wearing the inside out”