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Peter Auty


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Peter Auty (born 1969) is a former choirboy who sang with the St Paul’s Cathedral.

Auty is best known for being the original voice behind “Walking in the Air”, the theme song to the 1982 cartoon film The Snowman and not as most people thought by Aled Jones who only released the song as a single in 1985. Auty’s version, which was recorded specially for The Snowman, had been released as a single two years earlier. Due to a rush to finish the film on time, Auty was not credited on the film until it was remastered in 2002.


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  • MindLiberation


    16 Apr 2012 Reply
  • Shellsong

    You should hear him sing now! Luckily I am about to do a gig with him so I am lucky to listen to this beautiful tenor singing

    15 Oct 2011 Reply
  • Oskoreii

    only two comments??? this piece of beautiful art deserves attention

    6 Mar 2011 Reply
  • DeafenedMetal

    It's a shame people don't know that he was the one who actually sang Walking In The Air.

    9 Oct 2010 Reply
  • solobutterfly

    I love Walking in the Air. So peaceful yet soaring.

    4 Dec 2009 Reply

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