Oscar Brand

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Birthday
7, 1920
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Sep 30, 2016 (96)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
7, 1920
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Sep 30, 2016 (96)

About

Prolific Canadian folk singer of over three hundred songs, including well-known numbers like Something To Sing About. He also hosted the Oscar Brand's Folksong Festival.

Before Fame

He moved from Canada to New York to study at Brooklyn College as a young man.

Trivia

He won the prestigious Peabody Award in 1982 for his broadcast of The Sunday Show on National Public Radio.

Family Life

He married Karen Lynn Grossman in 1970.

Associated With

His radio show, Oscar Brand's Folksong Festival, introduced the public to a wide variety of artists including Joan Baez.