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|Birth name||Oscar Emmanuel Peterson|
|Born||August 15, 1925
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Died||December 23, 2007
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
|Years active||1945 - 2007|
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist. Peterson won seven Grammy Awards and was put into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1978. His career lasted for more than 65 years.
References[change | edit source]
- Rob Gillies (24 December 2007). "Jazz Great Oscar Peterson Dies at 82". San Francisco Chronicle. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/12/24/entertainment/e103401S77.DTL.
- "Oscar Peterson: Bio" (in English). http://www.oscarpeterson.com/bio/. Retrieved 2009-12-20.