Ottawa: Canada has honoured the legendry Montreal pianist and jazz musician Oscar Peterson with a commemorative coin, released on Thursday.
Born in 1925 at Montreal, Peterson alter Canada’s place in the jazz world forever. He grew up to become one of the most brilliant pianists and composers in the history of music and inspiring generations with his legendary talent. Peterson, died in 2007.

Statue of Oscar Peterson

The Royal Canadian Mint has issued the $1 commemorative circulation coin to honour Peterson’s extraordinary talent.
“Oscar’s love of music and his lasting legacy is celebrated with the 2022 commemorative circulation coin—a symbolic standing ovation for a Canadian legend who helped shape the Canada we know and love today,” Royal Canadian Mint said in a statement.

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