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.

He attended the Lycée Français de Madrid in Madrid, and graduated with his baccalauréat.[2]

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.



  • Céline/Le printemps revient
  • Hugues Aufray chante Bob Dylan
  • Vous ma lady / Adieu
  • Dou Wakadou / On est les rois / Les remords et les regrets / Bambou
  • L'homme orchestre / Je croyais / Laisse-moi petite fille / Les yeux fermés
  • Hugues Aufray
  • Garlick


  • Concert intégral
  • A l'Olympia
  • La Terre est si belle
  • Little Troubadour
  • Best of
  • Le meilleur d'Hugues Aufray
  • Aux vents solitaires
  • Hugues Aufray chante Félix Leclerc


  • Hugues Aufray, plus live que jamais !


  1. ^ fr:Hugues Aufray French Wikipedia
  2. ^ "Biographie résumée." Hugues Aufray Official Website. Retrieved on 23 September 2015. "1945-1948 : Au lycée français de Madrid (Espagne), il passe son baccalauréat"

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