Oscar Peterson, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Oscar Peterson

Canadian jazz pianist, band leader, composer

Date of Birth: 15-Aug-1925

Place of Birth: Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Date of Death: 23-Dec-2007

Profession: actor, composer, singer, musicologist, jazz pianist

Nationality: Canada

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Oscar Peterson

  • Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer.
  • He was called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, but simply "O.P." by his friends.
  • He released over 200 recordings, won eight Grammy Awards, and received numerous other awards and honours.
  • He is considered one of the greatest jazz pianists, and played thousands of concerts worldwide in a career lasting more than 60 years.

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