ArtistInfo Logo  ArtistInfo

Artist Portrait

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").

        
Genres
  • Soundtrack
  • Classical

Band Members
Discography
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
External Links
Wikipedia Logo Wikipedia  Discogs Logo Discogs  Spotify Logo Spotify  
ArtistInfo App
ArtistInfo for iOS and ArtistInfo for Mac are presenting musicians, composers and producers that are envolved in the musical work that you are listening to in Apple Music, iTunes, or Spotify. Discover new music via the network among artists. Manage your favorite musicians and albums via iCloud and share recommendations with your friends via email, AirDrop, or Social Media.

App Store Logo     Mac App Store Logo

Acknowledgements
To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
ArtistInfo for Mac, iPad, and iPhone
ArtistInfo App
Universal Link: https://music.metason.net/artistinfo?name=Robert%20Craig%20Wright
ArtistInfo Community
Most seen topics within ArtistInfo:

Top 10 Artists    Top 20 Albums
 
What others are currently looking for:

Recent Artists    Recent Albums

ArtistInfo Logo ArtistInfo by Metason © 2015-2020 Metason Logo