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Gateway to the music of jazz piano legend Oscar Peterson

Dec. 23 marks the 10th anniversary of the death of the great Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. His daughter, Céline Peterson, speaks to us about her father's life and musical legacy.
Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson and singer Ella Fitzgerald performing at a piano together at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, July 18, 1980. (Getty Images)
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On the 10th anniversary of the death of the great Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, we speak to his daughter Céline Peterson about Oscar's life, legacy and love of humour. Peterson picks some of her favourite pieces by her dad, and shares some personal stories.

Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson with his daughter, Céline Peterson, in 1992. (Courtesy of Céline Peterson)
Canadian jazz pianist Oscar Peterson with his daughter, Céline Peterson, at a concert in Germany in 1995. (Courtesy of Céline Peterson)
Céline Peterson with her father Oscar Peterson. (Courtesy of Céline Peterson)

Produced by Ben Edwards

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