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Oscar Peterson, 82; jazz pianist interwove prodigious power with swing

By Mark Feeney
Globe Staff / December 25, 2007

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Oscar Peterson, a giant of jazz piano whose virtuoso technique and impeccable sense of swing made him one of the most popular figures in the genre for more than half a century, died of kidney failure Sunday in his home in Mississauga, a suburb of Toronto. He was 82. (Full article: 1176 words)

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