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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.
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...More
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...More
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...More
This statue of jazz great Oscar Peterson is at the corner of Elgin and Albert Streets right outside the arts center and near Confederation Square and the War Memorial. I understand that it was dedicated by the Queen in 2010. It shows him seated at...More