Oscar Peterson

Oscar Peterson (HM1KJ5)

Location: Ottawa, Ontario Ottawa Division
Country: Canada
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N 45° 25.363', W 75° 41.638'

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1925 - 2007

Oscar Peterson emerged from the Montréal working class neighbourhood known as Little Burgundy to become one of the world's greatest piano virtuosos. His place in the international jazz pantheon is universally recognized.
With this sculpture by Ruth Abernethy, Canada's National Arts Centre proudly commemorates the masterful contribution Oscar Petersen made during his 65-year career as a musician, recording artist, composer and mentor.
Commissioned by the Oscar Peterson Sculpture National Committee and the National Arts Centre.
This sculpture was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, June 30, 2010.

Du quartier ouvrier de la Petite-Bourgogne où il a grandi à Montréal, Oscar Peterson s'est hissé au rang des plus grand virtuoses du piano de la planète. Il est une figure universelle reconnue au panthéon international du jazz.
Par cette sculpture de Ruth Abernethy, le Centre national des Arts du Canada a voulu immortaliser fièrement la contribution remarquable qu'a apportée Oscar Peterson durant ses 65 ans de carrière comme musicien, artiste de disque, compositeur et mentor.

Oeuvre commandée par le Comité national de la sculpture d'Oscar Peterson et le Centre national des Arts.
Cette sculpture a été dévoilée par Sa Majesté la reine Elizabeth II, le 30 juin 2010.
HM NumberHM1KJ5
Year Placed2010
Placed ByOscar Petersen Sculpture National Committee and the National Arts Centre
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Date Added Monday, May 18th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 445708 N 5030144
Decimal Degrees45.42271667, -75.69396667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 25.363', W 75° 41.638'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 25' 21.78" N, 75° 41' 38.28" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Albert St, Ottawa Ontario , CA
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