Oscar Peterson Statue

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Jack M
Calgary, Canada174 contributions
He is a hero of all who like his style of Piano.
Oct 2020
Went there and was amazed it looks just as the photo, and he looked like it was yesterday.
He was a man ,and a man of all the right kind of Canada people, not overly pretentious , and very happy to shake hands.
Written 14 October 2020
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alexd_ca31
London, Canada2 contributions
Unique
Jan 2020 • Solo
This piece of art incorporates history, art and music. It's unique setup allows you to sit and enjoy some jazz music while also enjoying the artistry of the statue.
Written 3 January 2020
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Way Farer
Rijeka, Croatia134 contributions
Great statue
Oct 2019
If any Canadian musician deserves a tribute in the form of a statue, Oscar Peterson is among the first to come to mind. The whole setting is absolutely great. A bench wide enough to sit next to the maestro and have a picture taken (which I would on no account give a miss to) and subdued music coming from a built-in loudspeaker in the nearby wall. Perfect.
Written 7 November 2019
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Holiday-Lady25
Sunderland, UK1,122 contributions
Good statue
Aug 2019 • Friends
This is a cleaver statue where you can join in and be part of the statue as well. It’s nice to see a statue as well that has a music theme too.
Written 14 August 2019
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futtock21
London, UK10,961 contributions
Appropriate homage to a jazz legend
Jul 2019 • Solo
The statue of Oscar Peterson at his piano is prominently situated outside the National
Arts Centre Ottawa. Its design is by Ruth Abernethy and it was unveiled by HM
Queen Elizabeth II on a State visit to Ottawa in 2010.
Written 31 July 2019
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TeamWard
Nottingham, UK4,537 contributions
Clever design
Jul 2018 • Family
Wasn't sure who the statue was of, but the sign helps along with the internet, a clever design to a remarkable jazz legend, worth a find if you are on Elgin st.
Written 7 October 2018
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frugalfamily5
Syracuse, NY26 contributions
A must for piano jazz fans!
Aug 2018 • Family
We had to visit the Oscar Peterson Statue, since one of us is a huge Oscar fan! It was a very nice statue in an excellent location - at the corner of Elgin and Albert off the Mackenzie King Bridge. There is jazz music playing in the background, and you can sit on the bench beside Oscar for a good photo op.

Miss you Oscar, but you live forever through your beautiful music!
Written 28 August 2018
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Mark
Goiania, GO583 contributions
Best surprise
Jul 2018 • Family
This was our best surprise in Ottawa. When walking through Elgin St. we saw a sculpture of a man and a piano. Then we realized it was Oscar Peterson, a famous Canadian jazz pianist. Also lovely, his music can be heard at the time we behold the sculpture.
Written 16 July 2018
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Patrick S
Sault Ste. Marie, Canada1,437 contributions
A Great Tribute
Jul 2018 • Solo
Located on Elgin St just by the war memorial it catches your eyes and your sense of hearing as music is playing! A fitting tribute to the man who entertained many with his talent!

They have Oscar sitting on a bench with a piano making it a great photo op!
Written 12 July 2018
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jdw862
Ottawa, Canada97 contributions
Stop for a photo
Apr 2018 • Couples
Great place to stop for a photo if you’re a fan of jazz. The Oscar Peterson statue looks fairly true to life and is conveniently located.
Written 3 April 2018
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