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Allen, Peter

Born: 1944 AD
Died: 1992 AD
Nationality: Australian
Categories: Singer, Songwriter

1944 – Allen was born in New South Wales, Australia on February 10, 1944.

1956 – Supported his family by singing in local pubs at the age of twelve.

1959 – Went to Sydney for a greener pasture and met singer Chris Ball.

1964 – While on a tour, he met Judy Garland and her husband. He became close to the Garland family.

1967 – Married Liza Minnelli, Garland’s daughter.

1974 – Wrote the song entitled I Honestly Love You which was sang by John Newton.

1981 – Won a Grammy and an Oscar on Arthur’s Theme for the song entitled Best That You Can Do.

1988 – Collaborated with Harvey Fierstein and Charles Suppon to create the ambitious Broadway musical flop "Legs Diamond."

1992 – Died of an AIDS-related cancer on June 18, 1922.