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Hugues Aufray
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Hugues Aufray (born Hugues Jean-Marie Auffray  on August 18, 1929 in Neuilly-sur-Seine ) is a French singer-songwriter and guitarist. His songs are often poetic, evocative of travel, friendship, brotherhood, respect.

Aufray is Well Known For His French covers of Bob Dylan 's songs. Bob Dylan's works. Aufray knew Dylan and his work from his time in New York,  as well as from record shops, and his translations capture the rawness of the original songs.

His most famous original songs are " Santiano ", "Céline", "Stewball", "Hasta luego" and in Spanish, "Barco de Papel".

He was born to Henry Auffray, an industrialist  and Amyelle de Caubios of 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 .

Once Aufray's parents divorced, the family left Paris for Sorèze, where he was raised by his mother. During the war , he studied at Sorèze secondary school.

In 1945, Aufray joined his father in Madrid, living there for three years. He attended the French High School of Madrid in Madrid, and graduated with his baccalaureate .  He then returned to France to start singing in Spanish.
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