Tim Wright (bassist)

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[1]Tim Wright (1952 – August 4, 2013) was an American musician. He was the original bassist with the Cleveland, Ohio band Pere Ubu,[2] appearing on their earliest singles but leaving the band before they recorded a full-length album. Wright moved to New York City, where he joined Arto Lindsay in the no wave band DNA.[3] He stayed with the group until they disbanded in 1982. Wright also contributed to My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (1981) by Brian Eno and David Byrne.

Timothy Wright was born in Cleveland, Ohio in 1952. He died of cancer on August 4, 2013, aged 61.[4][5][6]


  1. ^ http://www.livingtheatre.org/pastproductions
  2. ^ Gimarc, George (1994). Punk Diary, 1970-79: An Eyewitness Record of the Punk Decade. Vintage. ISBN 978-0-09-952211-9.
  3. ^ Peter Buckley, ed. (2003). The rough guide to rock. Penguin. pp. 600, 782. ISBN 1-85828-457-0.
  4. ^ "The Home of Ubu Projex". Ubuprojex.net/#Tim%20Wright. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
  5. ^ Tim Wright, Pere Ubu and DNA Bassist, Dead of Unknown Causes
  6. ^ Pere Ubu biography