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Robert Craig Wright

key, 1914-2005 US
Composer / Songwriter of Soundtrack and Classical

Robert "Bob" Craig Wright (September 25, 1914, Daytona Beach, Florida, USA – July 27, 2005, Miami, Florida, USA) was an American composer and lyricist. Wright collaborated with George Forrest for more than 70 years - frequently adapting classical composers’ music, to create some 2,000 songs featured in 16 stage musicals, 18 revues, and 58 movies, as well as a number of cabaret acts. Among their best-known musicals were "Song of Norway" (1944), the Tony Award-winning "Kismet" (1953), and "Grand Hotel" (1989). Wright and Forrest's most known songs include "The Donkey Serenade" (from "The Firefly", with composer Herbert Stothart, based on a theme by Rudolf Friml), "Always and Always" (from "Mannequin") and "It's a Blue World" (from "Music in My Heart").

  • Soundtrack
  • Classical

Band Members
Title Artist Year Type
KismetRobert Craig Wright, George Forrest, Valérie Masterson, The Ambrosian Opera Chorus, Philharmonia Orchestra, John Owen Edwards1990Album
KismetAlexander Borodin, Robert Craig Wright, George Forrest1975Album
KeanAlfred Drake, Robert Craig Wright, George Forrest1961Album
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