Peter Allen


Peter Allen (February 10, 1944 - June 18, 1992) was a veteran Australian singer-songwriter and flamboyant onstage performer who became famous during the early 1980s. He is best known in the U.S. for the 1981 hit, "Fly Away." He also penned many hit songs for other artists that include the Oscar-winning and chart-topping theme to "Arthur" (1981) starring Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli, which he co-wrote with Christopher Cross, Burt Bacharach, and Carole Bayer Sager.

Best known songs (with years) include:

  • Fly Away (1981)

Pop charts debut year: 1981

Years active: 1963-1992

Genres: Pop

Labels: Metromedia, A&M, Arista, RCA Victor


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