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Biography

  • Born

    28 August 1920

  • Died

    10 May 1998 (aged 77)

George Wright (August 28, 1920 in Orland, California – May 10, 1998 in Glendale, California) was an American musician, one the most famous virtuoso of the theatre organ of the modern era.

Wright was best known for his virtuoso performances on the huge Wurlitzer theater pipe organs at the famed Fox Theater on Market Street in San Francisco and the ornate Paramount Theaters in both New York and Oakland. He was in constant demand during the 1940s, '50s and early '60s, playing at concerts and recitals around the world.

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