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Lawrence Wright

1888-1964 GB, Leicester
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A.k.a. Everett Lynton Gene Williams (12) Horatio Nicholls

Lawrence Wright (15 February 1888 – 19 May 1964) was a British popular music composer and publisher. He was born in Leicester and opened a music shop in the city in 1906. A short time later his first song, "Down By The Stream", was published, and by 1912 he had established the Lawrence Wright Music Co in Denmark Street, London.Wright went on to write (or co-write) over 600 songs under his own name and as Horatio Nicholls, including the World War I propaganda song "Are We Downhearted? No!", and would receive an Ivor Novello Award in 1962 for Outstanding Contribution to British Popular Music. He was one of the very rare composers of popular music in this period to make a substantial amount of money - it had not been unusual to see composers who had written dozens of hits die in poverty.[cita

        
Popular Tracks   
Red Sector - Lawrence Wright Remix on Red Sector by Grape & Meier
Save Our World - Lawrence Wright Mix on Save Our World by JP ART Allstars
Latin Spirit on Latin Spirit by Lawrence Wright & Convicts Opera
The Way of Dreams - Lawrence Wright Remix on Clubcruise by Josh Grape
Time for Revenge - Lawrence Wright's Battle Elephant Mix on Time for Revenge by JP ART Allstars

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