Wright, Ruby

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Wright, Ruby Gender: F
Ruby Catherine Wright
born on 8 January 1914 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Anderson, Indiana, 40n06, 85w41
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 17°36' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 04°08 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 11°28'

Ruby Wright
photo: public domain, license cc-by-sa-4.0


American singer and songwriter, who had two hits in the United Kingdom. The first, "Bimbo", made number 7 in the UK Singles Chart in April 1954, whilst in May 1959, her cover version of "Three Stars" reached number 19. Her most popular recording was a Christmas single, written by Ruth Lyons, "Let's Light the Christmas Tree" which sold 250,000 copies in 1958. She also sang on the radio on WLW, and appeared on Lyons show, "50-50 Club", for twenty years.

Wright was married to bandleader, Barney Rapp. She also sang in his orchestra. The couple had four daughters. Wright died on 9 March 2004 at age 90 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Barney Rapp, bandleader)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four daughters)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 90)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV series/ Soap star
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo (Barney Rapp orchestra)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Pop)