Lawrence Wright  (1888-1964)
Last updated: 05.08.20
According to the Internet source given below, Lawrence Wright was born in Leicester, where his father had a shop selling sheet music and instruments. By the time he was 10 years old, he had already learned to play several musical instruments and helped on his father's music stall on Leicester Market. He set up his own music stall on the market when he was 16.
In 1906 he rented a shop at 29 Lower Conduit Street, and the Wright Music Company was established his first published hit was 'Don't Go Down The Mine, Daddy' by William Geddes and Robert Donnelly (1910). Success followed and, by 1912, Wright had established his music publishing business in Denmark Street, London. He eventually opened branches in Blackpool, Llandudno, Douglas, Isle of Man, and many other seaside towns.
As with so many of his contemporaries he was not averse to pseudonyms, he used Horatio Nicholls for many of his works.
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Blue Bird
By: Lawrence Wright. Words by: W. David.
Publisher: Lawrence Wright Music Co.
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Printed: 1921. Sheet Music.
b00a6c2se8_m.jpgCity of Laughter, City of Tears
By: Lawrence Wright. Words by: W. David.
Publisher: Lawrence Wright Music Co.
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Printed: 1920. Sheet Music 4 pages.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 49 works by Lawrence Wright (1888-1964). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Light That Leads Me Home, The 1916 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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When God Gave You to Me 1917 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Heart of a Rose, The 1918 W. David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Fate Valse 1919 as Horatio Nicholls  wvicon.gif
Kingdom Within Your Eyes, The 1919 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Somewhere in Some Corner of the World 1919 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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That Old Fashioned Mother of Mine 1919 W. David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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City of Laughter, City of Tears 1920 W. David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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God Gave Me Wonderful Dreams 1920 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Lisp of a Baby's Prayer, The 1920 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Blue Bird 1921 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Cuckoo's Call 1921 as Horatio Nicholls  wvicon.gif
Memory of a Song, The 1921 W. David (words)  wvicon.gif
Omaha 1921 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Playthings 1921 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Silver Star, The 1921 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Tears of an Irish Mother, The 1921 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Masks and Faces 1922 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Rainbow 1922 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Sleepy Little Curly Headed Baby 1922 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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That's How the World Was Made 1922 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Arrawarra 1923 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Just Like a Thief 1923 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Romany Rose 1923 Worton David (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Sheba 1923 W. David (words)  wvicon.gif
Golden West, The 1924 as Horatio Nicholls  wvicon.gif
Sahara 1924 Mogens Dam (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Mignonette 1926 Ray Morelle (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Picador 1926 Ray Morelle (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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While the Sahara Sleeps 1926 Eddie Stamper (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Among My Souvenirs 1927 Edgar Leslie (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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It's Never Too Late to Love 1927 Harold Simpson (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Shepherd of the Hills 1927 as Horatio Nicholls  wvicon.gif
Mistakes 1928 Edgar Leslie (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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My Inspiration Is You 1928 Edgar Leslie (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Amy 1930 Jos. Geo. Gilbert (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Say a Little Prayer For Me 1930 Joseph George Gilbert (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Kiss Me Goodnight 1931 Archie Gottler (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Here's Health Unto Our New King 1936 Edward Lockton (words)  wvicon.gif
You Are My Song Divine 1936  wvicon.gif
When the King Goes Riding By 1937 Edward Lockton (words)
as Horatio Nicholls
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Back From the Land of Yesterday ? as Horatio Nicholls  wvicon.gif
Dream of Delight, A ? as Horatio Nicholls
Dreams of Long Ago ? as Horatio Nicholls
For You a Rose, For Me a Memory ? as Horatio Nicholls
I'd Just Paint the Leaf of a Shamrock ? as Horatio Nicholls
Night of Romance ? as Horatio Nicholls  wvicon.gif
Sing Me a Song of the Morning ? as Horatio Nicholls
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Will You Love the Violets When You've Lost the Rose? ? as Horatio Nicholls