Peter Skellern, English singer-songwriter, Died at 69


Peter Skellern was born on March 14, 1947, in Bury, Lancashire and died on February 17, 2017.

He was an English singer-songwriter and pianist.

During October 2016, Peter was ordained as a priest of the Church of England.

Skellern attended Derby High School, playing the organ at St Michael’s Church in Bolton during his early years, and studied piano at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Later, Peter joined the pop groups Harlem and March Hare.

His first song to become a hit was “You’re a Lady” in 1972.

That record collaborated choir-rockers the Congregation, who had recorded “Softly Whispering I Love You” which reached number three on the UK Singles Chart and number 50 in the United States Billboard Hot 100.

He died due to a brain tumor.

Peter Skellern passed away at 69 years old.