Hugues Aufray

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Hugues Aufray in the French song Festival of Aix-en-Provence 2009

Hugues Aufray (born Hugues Jean Marie Auffray[1] on 18 August 1929 in Neuilly-sur-Seine) is a French singer. He began his career singing in Spanish.

Aufray represented Luxembourg in the 1964 Eurovision Song Contest, performing "Dès que le printemps revient" and finishing fourth. His most famous songs are "Santiano", "Céline", "Stewball", "Hasta luego" and in Spanish, "Barco de Papel".

Aufray is well known for his French covers of Bob Dylan's songs.

He was born to Henry Auffray, an industrialist, and Amyelle de Caubios d'Andiran, a musician, second cousin of the French author François Mauriac (respectively by their maternal grandfather and maternal grandmother). His sister was actress Pascale Audret (1936–2000) and his niece is actress Julie Dreyfus.






This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.
  1. ^ fr:Hugues Aufray French Wikipedia

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Preceded by
Nana Mouskouri
Luxembourg in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
France Gall