Wright, Denis Sidney Stewart 22.feb.1895-26.apr.1967 England, London Paddington - London St Pancras
bandmaster, born at 4 Leinster Square in Paddington Kensington, 5.apr.1895 baptized at St Matthews Church in Bayswater Kensington, 1901 residing with his parents, housemaid and cook at Harrow Road in London Wembley, 1911 domestic student at Master Villeneufve Le Maistre's St George School at Carlton Road Harpenden, studied music at the Royal College of Music in London, 1930 editor for music publisher Chappell & Co. in London, 1936-1955 bandmaster for the BBC music department, 1940 DMA from Edinburgh University Scotland, he conducted the National Youth Brass Bands of Great Britain and Scotland, 1.apr.1967 he conducted the NYBB at Town Hall London, April 26 he died at Royal London Homeopathic Hospital St Pancras while residing at 17 Crawford Avenue in Wembley ; son of surgeon Dudley D'Auvergne Wright (Ceylon now Sri Lanka, Colombo 1867-22.jan.1948 Isle of Wight, Bembridge) and Ethel Midi Anne nee Wright (Isle of Wight, Ryde 1872-12.jan.1961 Isle of Wight, Bembridge) ; 1920 in Brentford he married Dorothy Elaine Winifred Penn (Devon, Plymouth 1898-1955 London Harrow) ; 1955 he married Maud Thompson

[Suppan 1988 gives erroneously died 22.apr.1967 ; Bierley 1991 gives correctly 26.apr.1967]

Title Parts

Tam O'Shanter's ride. Brass band. 1956
National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain / Roy Newsome

[] Joan of Arc. Overture. Brass band. 1925
winner of a competition for a testpiece for the National Brass Band Championships 1925

[] The white rider. Symphonic poem. Brass band. 1927
[] Tintagel. Symphonic suite. Brass band. 1930 - Elaine. Slow movement with trombone solo
[] Trio concerto. Cornet, trombone, euphonium and brass band. 1967
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