Hugues Aufray (born Hugues Jean Marie Auffray 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.Continue reading at Wikipedia... Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license