Audrey Wright dies

Bahamian cultural icon Audrey Wright has died. She was 68.

Wright, was the wife of former foreign service officer and ambassador to the Republic of Cuba, Carlton Wright.

She was a music teacher who started The Bahamas National Children’s Choir along with her sister Patricia Bazard, who passed away last year.

Wright had reportedly suffered a long illness.

In a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wright was touted for her significant contribution to cultural development, for which officials said, she will be remembered.