The Royal Canadian Mint is launching a particular coin celebrating late music legend Oscar Peterson.
The one-dollar circulation coin is about to be unveiled at a Toronto occasion this morning.
Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is predicted to be in attendance alongside the jazz pianist’s widow, Kelly Peterson, and daughter, Celine Peterson.
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Pianist and composer Thompson Egbo-Egbo pays tribute to Peterson with a particular efficiency.
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Born in Montreal in 1925, Peterson is extensively thought to be one of many foremost jazz pianists of his technology, successful quite a few Juno and Grammy Awards over his 60-year profession.
He was inducted into the Canadian Music Corridor of Fame earlier than dying of kidney failure in 2007 on the age of 82.
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