Peter Allen

Peter Allen
1944 - 1992

Peter Allen  Australian Composer


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Peter Allen passed away on 18th Jun 1992 aged 48.


Peter Allen was previously married to Liza Minnelli (1967 - 1974).

He was in a relationship with Gregory Connell (1972 - 1984).


Australian Composer Peter Allen was born Peter Richard Allen Woolnough on 10th February, 1944 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia and passed away on 18th Jun 1992 San Diego, California, USA aged 48. He is most remembered for Arthur. His zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Peter Allen is a member of the following lists: Best Original Song Academy Award winning songwriters, LGBT songwriters and 20th-century Australian singers.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 10 years, 5 months - -
Dating1 13 years, 8 months - -
Total2 13 years, 8 months 12 years, 7 months 10 years, 5 months


First Name Peter
Middle Name Richard
Last Name Allen
Full Name at Birth Peter Richard Allen Woolnough
Age 48 (age at death) years
Birthday 10th February, 1944
Birthplace Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia
Died 18th June, 1992
Place of Death San Diego, California, USA
Cause of Death AIDS-related throat cancer
Build Slim
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Bisexual
Ethnicity White
Nationality Australian
Occupation Text Composer, Actor, Writer
Occupation Composer
Claim to Fame Arthur
Music Genre (Text) Pop
Music Genre Vocal, Piano
Year(s) Active 1968–1992
Music Style Pop/Rock, Show Tunes, Singer/Songwriter, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Cabaret, Stage & Screen, Vocal Pop, Classical, AM Pop
Instrument Piano, Keyboards, Vocals
Instrument (text) Vocals, piano
Record Label A&M Records

Peter Allen (born Peter Richard Woolnough; 10 February 1944 – 18 June 1992) was an Australian songwriter and entertainer. His songs were made popular by many recording artists, including Elkie Brooks, Melissa Manchester and Olivia Newton-John, with one, "Arthur's Theme", winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1981. In addition to recording many albums, he enjoyed a cabaret and concert career, including appearing at the Radio City Music Hall riding a camel. His song "I Still Call Australia Home", used extensively in advertising campaigns, was added to the National Film and Sound Archive's Sounds of Australia registry in 2013.

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Peter Allen48 AquariusComposer
Gregory Connell34 VirgoModel
Liza Minnelli70 PiscesSinger


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