1763–1829

Sep­tem­ber 18, 1763, Stock­ton-on-Tees, North York­shire, Eng­land.

No­vem­ber 24, 1829, Bar­nard Cas­tle, Coun­ty Dur­ham, Eng­land.

Wright suc­ceed­ed his teach­er, John Garth, as or­gan­ist at Sedge­field church, then fol­lowed his fa­ther as or­gan­ist at Stock­ton-on-Tees par­ish church in 1797, re­sign­ing the post in 1817. He then worked in the town as a teach­er.

His works in­clude a con­cer­to for harp­si­chord or pi­a­no and small orc­hes­tra, an op­er­et­ta and a sett­ing of the Fifth Ode of the First Book of Hor­ace.

  1. Stockton