Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson
1925 - 2007
Oscar Peterson  Canadian Pianist

Oscar Peterson dating history


Oscar Peterson was previously married to Kelly Peterson (1990 - 2007), Lillian Peterson (1944 - 1964), Sandra Peterson (1966) and Charlotte Peterson.

Oscar Peterson had an encounter with Lionel Hampton.


Canadian Pianist Oscar Peterson was born Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, O.Ont. on 15th August, 1925 in Montreal, QC and passed away on 23rd Dec 2007 Mississauga, ON, Canada aged 82. He is most remembered for Jazz Royalty. His zodiac sign is Leo.

Oscar Peterson is a member of the following lists: Grammy Award winners, Juno Award winners and Deaths from renal failure.


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Married4 27 years, 11 months 12 years, 2 months 21 years
Encounter1 - - -
Total5 27 years, 11 months 9 years, 9 months 21 years


First Name Oscar
Middle Name Emmanuel
Last Name Peterson
Full Name at Birth Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, O.Ont.
Alternative Name Maharaja of the Keyboard, O.P., The Brown Bomber of Boogie-Woogie
Age 82 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th August, 1925
Birthplace Montreal, QC
Died 23rd December, 2007
Place of Death Mississauga, ON, Canada
Cause of Death Kidney Failure & Stroke Complications
Buried Saint Peter's Anglican Church Cemetery, Erindale, Peel Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Large
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity Black
Nationality Canadian
High School Montreal High School, Montreal, QC
Occupation Text Musician, composer
Occupation Pianist
Claim to Fame Jazz Royalty
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, bebop, hard bop, third stream, blues, classical
Music Genre Jazz, Piano
Year(s) Active 1945–2007
Music Style Swing, Mainstream Jazz, Bop, Jazz Instrument, Piano Jazz, Classical
Music Mood Elegant, Sophisticated, Refined/Mannered, Joyous, Warm, Stylish, Intimate, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Cheerful, Laid-Back/Mellow, Rollicking, Party/Celebratory, Carefree, Springlike, Playful, Sentimental, Freewheeling, Complex, Reverent, Romantic
Instrument Piano, Leader
Instrument (text) Piano, clavichord, electric piano, synthesizer, organ, vocals
Record Label RCA Victor, Mercury, MPS, Pablo, Telarc, Verve
Associated Acts Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, Ray Brown, Roy Eldridge, Herb Ellis, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Norman Granz, Benny Green, Coleman Hawkins, Barney Kessel, Milt Jackson, Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Joe Pass, Ben Webster, Clark Terry, Ulf Wakenius, Ulf Wakenius Martin Drew
Official Websites www.oscarpeterson.com, http://www.oscarpeterson.com/, http://oscarpeterson.com/

Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC CQ OOnt (August 15, 1925 – December 23, 2007) was a Canadian jazz pianist, virtuoso and composer. He was called the "Maharaja of the keyboard" by Duke Ellington, simply "O.P." by his friends, and informally in the jazz community as "the King of inside swing". 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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Oscar Peterson82 LeoPianist
Kelly Peterson-Relative
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Sandra Peterson-
Charlotte Peterson-
Lionel Hampton94 AriesPercussionist


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
CelineFemaleKelly Peterson
LynFemaleLillian Peterson
SharonFemaleLillian Peterson
GayFemaleLillian Peterson
Oscar Jr.MaleLillian Peterson
NormanMaleLillian Peterson
JoelMaleCharlotte Peterson


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