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Oscar Peterson
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Musician
    (August 15, 1925-December 23, 2007)
    Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Died in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
    Passed away from kidney failure at 82
    Nicknamed the 'Brown Bomber of the Boogie-Woogie'
    Recorded 'I Got Rhythm,' 'Night Train' and 'Canadiana Suite'
    He dropped out of school at 14.
    He was stout.
    His weight caused health problems later in life.
    He married 4 times.
    His last wife was several decades his junior.
    At 7 he overcame a bout with tuberculosis.
    Duke Ellington branded him the 'Maharajah of the keyboard.'
    He was a jazz legend, acclaimed for his technique and innovation.
    He achieved numerous accolades, including the Order of Canada, induction into the International Jazz Hall of Fame and a Lifetime Grammy in 1997.

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