Pete Bellotte

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Peter John Bellotte[1] (born 28 August 1943)[1] is an English songwriter and record producer based in Munich, most famous for his main body of work with Donna Summer alongside his partner Giorgio Moroder. [2] Among his list of artists produced and written for are Janet Jackson, Elton John, Cliff Richard, Shalamar, Tina Turner, Mireille Mathieu, The Three Degrees and Melba Moore.

Pete Bellotte's greatest success is "Hot Stuff", which has been covered by numerous artists. This also applies to "I Feel Love" and "Love to Love You Baby".

His song, "Hot Stuff", is in Billboard's All-Time Top 100 Songs.

Pete Bellotte is the recipient of countless worldwide Music Industry Awards, including Producer of the Year in the U.S.A for the two consecutive years of '78/'79

On 20 September 2004 Bellotte was honoured at the Dance Music Hall of Fame ceremony, held in New York, where he was inducted for his many outstanding achievements and contributions as producer and songwriter.

Pete Bellotte is a leading collector of the writings and art of Mervyn Peake and has written on this subject in various periodicals.


  1. ^ a b England & Wales, Birth Index: 1916–2005 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office.
  2. ^ Discogs - Peter J. Bellotte profile and discography

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