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Order of Canada
Oskar Morawetz, C.M., O.Ont., D.Mus.
Toronto, Ontario [Canada]
Member of the Order of Canada
Awarded on November 17, 1988; Invested on April 12, 1989
The prolific and widely performed composer of such poignant works as "From the Diary of Anne Frank" and "Memorial to Martin Luther King", now retired from the position of Professor at the University of Toronto, he continues to write musical compositions for solo instruments, voice and orchestra, a successful traditionalist in the world of contemporary music in Canada.
Deceased on June 13, 2007