The Canadian Press

2007-12-23 | MUSIC Obit Oscar Peterson

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Canadian jazz great Oscar Peterson died at his home in Mississauga, west of Toronto, at age 82. Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion said she knew Peterson for 15 years and often went to his house for dinner. She was asked what that was like. (Peterson died at age 82 of kidney failure. He recorded almost 200 albums and played alongside the greats of the jazz world, including Louis Armstrong, Count Basie and Nat King Cole.)

Date: 2007-12-23
Placeline: MISSISSAUGA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 29 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << or just an ordinary just a family dinner just go and chat and waited just I enjoyed dropping and I used to drop in to see him from time to time I dropped in a week ago and the last week and he was sleeping so I couldn't see him and his wife told me that he was sleeping a lot that he seemed to be tired all the time so I guess he decided to sleep away >>