|Born||18 October 1955
|Died||12 October 2012
|Occupation||broadcaster, television presenter|
|Spouse(s)||Fabienne Vande Meersche|
Hautier was known for his long-time commentary for RTBF viewers on the Eurovision Song Contest which he has done since the 1994 Contest after the regular commentator Claude Delacroix got promoted to the head of Belgian radio. In addition Hautier has co-commentated the event with Sandra Kim at the 1996 Contest and was until his death hosting the contest with Jean-Louis Lahaye which he has done since the 2007 Contest.
- "Une grande voix de la radio s'éteint, Jean-Pierre Hautier nous a quittés - RTBF Medias" (in French). Rtbf.be. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
- Biography at moustique