Lawrence Wright

Frederick Lawrence Wright (15 February 1888 – 19 May 1964) was a British songwriter, music publisher, and the founder of the music journal Melody Maker. He used the pseudonyms Horatio Nicholls and Everett Lynton for his songwriting activities.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 15, 1888 (Leicester), Died May 19, 1964 (Blackpool)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist

Notes: Lawrence Wright wrote under many pseudonyms including Everett Lynton, Gene Williams, Betsy O'Hagan, and Horatio Nicholls.

See Also: Wright, Lawrence; Nicholls, Horati

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 146 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 147446 10-in. 11/7/1928 My inspiration is you The Harmonians [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Mitchell Vogel Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia [W]147452 10-in. 11/8/1928 My inspiration is you Annette Hanshaw and her Sizzlin' Syncopators Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W148121 10-in. 3/21/1929 Mistakes George Bias Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Columbia W151413 10-in. 3/12/1931 Say a little prayer for me Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W151520 10-in. 4/16/1931 Say a little prayer for me Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W152124 10-in. 3/7/1932 Kiss me goodnight! Ruth Etting Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W152344 10-in. 1/3/1933 A bed-time story Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 6612 12-in. approximately 1915 Blue eyes Jacob's Trocaderians Orchestra composer  
Columbia 26481 10-in. approximately 1908 Anywhere will do Harry Fay Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 74170 12-in. approximately October 1920 Omaha London Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74171 12-in. approximately October 1920 Imagination London Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74281 12-in. 4/13/1921 Only Century Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74315 12-in. 7/13/1921 Silver star Century Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 74335 12-in. 9/2/1921 Amazon Century Dance Orchestra ; Stuart Morton Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 74336 12-in. 9/2/1921 Blue bird Century Dance Orchestra ; Stuart Morton Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 75890 12-in. approximately 1917 Dream of delight Florence Smithson Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 75892 12-in. approximately 1917 My heart is calling you Florence Smithson Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76804 12-in. approximately February 1920 Wyoming London Dance Orchestra ; Corelli Windeatt Orchestra composer  
Columbia C3426 10-in. 10/12/1940 Mistakes Louise Massey ; Westerners String band, with female vocal solo composer  
Columbia W97375 10-in. July 1929 Soy culpable (Mistakes) : Vals El Trovador Romántico Male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W351156 10-in. 2/11/1932 Kiss me goodnight Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-7767 10-in. Feb. 1921 Wyoming Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7962 10-in. June 1921 I'd build a world in the heart of a rose Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh o-8142 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Wyoming Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72001 10-in. Nov. 1923 The kingdom within your eyes Bernard Ferguson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 51-75 of 146 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wright, Lawrence," accessed May 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100861.

Wright, Lawrence. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100861.

"Wright, Lawrence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 May 2024.

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