Hugues Aufray (born Hugues Jean Marie Auffray on 18 August 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. He was the first French singer to cover 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".