Latest Heritage Minute tells the story of Oscar Peterson

Historica Canada’s latest Heritage Minute pays tribute to infamous Little Burgundy pianist, Oscar Peterson.

The 60-second capsule takes broad glimpses at Peterson’s life — from his first piano to his struggles as a person of colour to his eventual breakthrough on the jazz music scene.

Peterson passed away on December 23, 2007 at the age of 82.

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