One of the founding members of the rock band ‘Pink Floyd’, Richard Wright was the competent keyboardist, whose wonderful tunes played a critical role in the sale of millions of ‘Pink Floyd’ albums across the world. Affectionately known as ‘Rick’ in the rock ‘n’ roll circle, his richly layered keyboard playing style, backed by his powerful vocals formed the basis of his musical identity. He played a dominant role in the ‘Pink Floyd’ during its early years but was unfortunately forced to quit during its most successful period, due to creative differences with other band members. After he left ‘Pink Floyd’, he went on to produce his own studio albums and live albums. Some of the best known albums with ‘Pink Floyd’, for which he did the major part of the composition, include ‘Meddle’, ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’, ‘Wish You Were Here’ and Pink Floyd's final studio album ‘The Division Bell’. His solo albums include ‘Broken China’ and ‘Wet Dream’. He chose to remain publicly averse all through his life and stayed away from the spotlight, unlike his other fellow band members. To learn more interesting facts about his personal life and professional achievements, scroll down and continue to read this biography.