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OSCAR : THE LIFE AND MUSIC
OF OSCAR PETERSON
Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre,
IL 5-8, RL 7.4
music has been described as America's music. But this is the biography
of a Canadian musician. Oscar Peterson was born in Montreal and grew
up loving jazz. As a young boy, his father insisted that Oscar learn
to play the piano. He wanted Oscar to be a classical pianist.
But Oscar wanted to play jazz. He eventually made his way to the
United States and became a force on the jazz stage. He won numerous
Grammy awards for his work. This is the biography of a jazz musician
who faced many obstacles in his life to play the music he loved.
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-
Jazz musicians -- Canada.
Pianists -- Canada.
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