Rock In Peace Richard Wright! :(

@DawGwath (1044)
Romania
September 15, 2008 1:38pm CST
Founding member of Pink Floyd died today, September 15 2008. Pink Floyd's spokesman Doug Wright (who is not related to the artist) said Wright died after a battle with cancer at his home in Britain. He says the band member's family did not want to give more details about his death. He was 65. May he rest in peace! Richard William Wright (28 July 1943 - 15 September 2008) :(
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@Shaun72 (15968)
• Palatka, Florida
15 Sep 08
This is really sad. Pink Floyd has a lot of good songs that they made. I looked him up as soon as I saw your discussion.
@DawGwath (1044)
• Romania
16 Sep 08
Yes, they defined psychedelic rock, it's their trademark I could say, and Richard Wright was the one responsible for most of their work.
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@Shaun72 (15968)
• Palatka, Florida
16 Sep 08
Yeah as soon as I looked him up I had seen his face before from past concerts that I have watched on tv and in videos.
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• United States
17 Sep 08
Richard Wright and the other members of Pink Floyd helped shape a great portion of my life. There was a time during my teen years, that I was lost and confused and basically just wanted to end it. One day I listened to "Dark Side of the Moon", and the beautiful music just put all that stuff into perspective. I have been a Floyd fan ever since. RIP Richard Wright....may God hold you in the palm of His hand.
@DawGwath (1044)
• Romania
19 Sep 08
Indeed Pink Floyd's visions had a great impact on many souls around the world, as they take on aspects of both internal and external experiences in their songs. For me it was "The Wall" that influenced most, as they pro eminently shape an entire life of a misunderstood artist, to which I got to identify. But all their work is a tremendous contribution to art, and in my opinion the greatest psychedelic rock band ever.
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• United States
15 Sep 08
r.i.p., r.w.w.
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@DawGwath (1044)
• Romania
18 Nov 08
Yes, may he be remembered for his great works...
@Guardian208 (1095)
• United States
15 Sep 08
I had not heard that. I great rock artist has left us. But with a wonderful legacy of music.
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@DawGwath (1044)
• Romania
15 Sep 08
A wonderful legacy indeed...
@jend80 (2068)
25 Sep 08
two sites where you can add tributes http://www.respectance.com/RichardWright/memorial?gclid=CJH7m5XS9ZUCFRsoEAodgVYMkA http://www.lastingtribute.co.uk/tribute/wright/2902357 (includes a way to leave virtual flowers and give a memoral gift to a cancer charity)
@DawGwath (1044)
• Romania
25 Sep 08
Those are great, thank you for the links!