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.
He moved from Canada to New York to study at Brooklyn College as a young man.
He won the prestigious Peabody Award in 1982 for his broadcast of The Sunday Show on National Public Radio.
He married Karen Lynn Grossman in 1970.
His radio show, Oscar Brand's Folksong Festival, introduced the public to a wide variety of artists including Joan Baez.