Richard Wright of Pink Floyd dies

The music world has lost one of its greats: Rick Wright, keyboardist and founding member of Pink Floyd, died at 65 after a long battle with cancer.

His contributions to the band were often dismissed, especially, it seems, by fellow band member Roger Waters.  My impression, though, is that Pink Floyd is one of those bands that worked its magic best when all its members were contributing to the creative process.

There’s probably one video that captures the mood amongst Pink Floyd fans right now, and seems a fitting tribute:

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