Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson

Born Aug 15, 1925
  • Jazz Pianist, Composer, Singer
Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, OOnt 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 other numerous awards and honours. He is considered...

Oscar Peterson Stats


: Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, Oscar Petersen, Maharajah of the Keyboard, The Brown Bomber of Boogie-Woogie, Oscar Emmanuel Peterson, CC, CQ, OOnt


: Jazz Pianist, Composer, Singer


: Canada

Date of Birth

: Aug 15, 1925 - Dec 23, 2007 (82 years old)

Place of Birth

: Montreal

Date of Death

: Dec 23, 2007

Place of Death

: Mississauga

Cause of Death

: Renal failure

Oscar Peterson Film Roles

  1. Oscar Peterson Trio: London Concert: 1964
  2. Jazz Icons: Oscar Peterson: Live in '63, '64 & '65
  3. Oscar Peterson: Night in Vienna
  4. Jazz Icons: Ella Fitzgerald: Live in '57 & '63
  5. Jazz Giants: Legends of Modern Music: Vol. 4
  6. Oscar Peterson Trio: The Berlin Concert
  7. The Best of Jazz on TDK '07
  8. Ben Webster: In Hannover: 1973
  9. Jazz Shots from the East Coast: Vol. 1
  10. Newport Jazz Festival 1962

Oscar Peterson Film Appearances

  1. Oscar Peterson: Music in the Key of Oscar
  2. The Memories of Angels
  3. The Music According To Antonio Carlos Jobim
    The Music According To Antonio Carlos Jobim

Oscar Peterson Albums

  1. West Side Story
  2. Soul Español
    Soul Español
  3. Tristeza on Piano
  4. Montreux '77: Oscar Peterson and the Bassists
  5. The Will to Swing
  6. Verve Jazz Masters 16: Oscar Peterson
  7. Verve Jazz Masters 37: Oscar Peterson Plays Broadway
  8. The Song Is You: Best of the Verve Songbooks
  9. Oscar Peterson Plays the Cole Porter Songbook
  10. Plays Count Basie