Order of Ontario medal
Here is the citation that was read
at the Investiture Ceremony for The Order of Ontario:
Oskar Morawetz's outstanding contribution
to the world of music has brought him international recognition and renown.
Professor of Music at the University of
Toronto, Oskar Morawetz is in such high demand that it is common to find him
criss-crossing the continent on a weekly basis contributing his significant
talents, as conductor [sic] and composer, to concerts by top North American
A special moment of pride in Professor
Morawetz's career came earlier this year when a musical work he was
commissioned to compose, A Memorial to Martin Luther King, was premiered on
television and was broadcast to thousands of viewers across North America.
A world class composer of high esteem,
Oskar Morawetz has truly been an inspiration to his students and followers who
recognize his exceptional musical gifts.