Hugues Aufray (* 18. August 1929 in the Neuilly sur Seine, a suburb of Paris), is a French Chanson singer, who opened 1964 the euro vision competition in Copenhagen with the song „Dès que le printemps revient “.
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childhood and youth
it spent its childhood and the war years in Southern France and went only with 12 years to the school, since it was extreme left-handed person and Legastheniker. It exchanged the numbers and made everything wrong around, could however as an autodidact much teach itself. He was a good storyteller and he was interested in music, literature and art. Also he was a good sportsman, who rode particularly gladly. Riding was operated at its school seriously and and it became successful much admits, since he could five years one behind the other again and again win with riding route kidneys the first place.
star in the Showbusiness
with 35 years he that its school problems were caused by a Dyslexie , recognized but there was already he a star in the Showbusiness. Since he knew that he wanted to become artists, he had written with the Ecole of the Beaux kind in Paris and earned themselves his maintenance as a singer at the Place Saint Germain and in the surrounding bars. It became with its music the far over borders of France outside admits and was considered soon as a talentierter interpreter.
employment for humanitarian purposes
1966 met Hugues Aufray Martin Luther King and it used itself with the song „Les crayons de couleurs “with a Galakonzert for the fight against the racingism . It sang songs later in kindergartens and with school free times and its was there so enthusiastically received and processed that they belong today to the standard repertoire of many Frenchmen. Many schools carry in the meantime its names at home and abroad. It gives many concerts for humanitarian purposes, supports Pater Jaouen in the fight against drugs and organizes two large meetings in the olympia stadium in Paris, in order to Muscoviscidose admits to make. 1985 it engages as „a singer without borders “with its famous song „Santiano “for Ethiopia and brings themselves even Mercedes there, which could be donated by its assistance.
also over 75 still on the stage
2004 it leaves itself for the European project „the secret of the lost letters - Tim helps legasthenen pupils “of BBC to interviewen and means that our world faces today learning problems many more tolerantly than in former times. In the meantime is it double grandfather, it dedicates itself again more to the riding and has itself than singers and artists with many official appearances world-wide admits made. Also over 75 years it stands on the stage and from an inspired public is still admired.
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|SHORT DESCRIPTION||of French Chanson singers|
|DATE OF BIRTH||18. August 1929|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||the Neuilly sur Seine, France|