August 15, 1925 December 23, 2007
Born August 15
Began playing Trumpet at 5
Tuberculosis at the age of 7 Started the piano
1940 Won the National Music Competition
Maharaja of the keyboard
1993 Suffered serious stroke
Born August 15, 1925 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
His father was a porter for the Canadian Pacific Railway. Mother was a cook and housekeeper.
4th out of 5 children. Father insisted that they all learn a musical instrument.
Started out playing t
August 15, 1925 December 23,
Born on August 15, 1925
4th of 5 children
Began with trumpet at the age
Got tuberculosis at the age of
Paul deMarky was his teacher
In 1940 won the national music