The English star, who had a string of hits in the 1970s, had been battling brain cancer, his family has confirmed.
“Peter’s creativity in art, comedy and music stand as his legacy to love and laughter,” they said in a statement.
“The love he brought to us will continue to be shared with everyone through his music. We will miss him with all our hearts.”
Peter’s biggest hit and often played on castle Mead radio was You’re a Lady’ which was a big hit in 1972