Brian Browne

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Birthday
16, 1937
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jun 5, 2018 (81)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
16, 1937
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Jun 5, 2018 (81)

About

Jazz artist who became well-known across Ottawa and Toronto in the early 1960s whose career spanned half a century.

Before Fame

He was a student at the Berklee School of Music in Boston and at Oscar Peterson's Advanced School of Contemporary Music in Toronto.

Trivia

He was a fixture on CBC Radio, appearing on Adventures in Rhythm, The Browne Beat, Nightcap, Jazz Canada, and other programs.

Family Life

He fathered Sean Browne with his wife, Swedish-born jazz singer Barbro Nylundh. Sean became a jazz musician as well, also teaching himself to play.

Associated With

He was featured alongside Bill Evans, Erroll Garner, and Marian McPartland on The Jazz Piano, a 1969 CBC television special.