Daisy Peterson Sweeney Resources

Find biographical resources relating to the life of Daisy Peterson Sweeney, including videos, a sampling of media and social media links, links related to the story of her life and work and Montreal’s history by decade.


Videos

Dr. Daisy Peterson Sweeney Memorial Video

An assembly of images and recordings of the life, career and family of Dr. Daisy Elitha Peterson Sweeney created by her daughter, Sylvia Sweeney.

Daisy Peterson Sweeney Park Inauguration

View the moving remarks offered by daughter Tina Sweeney at the inauguration of the Daisy Peterson Sweeney Park in Montreal on September 12, 2021.

Daisy Sweeney - a life remembered

Daisy Sweeney: a life remembered

CBC Montreal Facebook posting


Sampling of Media and Social Media Links

‘She understands human weaknesses’: Oscar Peterson on his sister Daisy Sweeney
(Posting by writer and associate producer for the q digital staff and CBC Music, Del Cowie.)
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/q/she-understands-human-weaknesses-oscar-peterson-on-his-sister-daisy-sweeney-1.4247602

Mural pays tribute to piano teacher Daisy Peterson Sweeney
https://globalnews.ca/news/4587341/mural-pays-tribute-to-piano-teacher-daisy-peterson-sweeney/

City gives official greenlight to Daisy Peterson Sweeney Park
https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/city-gives-official-greenlight-to-daisy-peterson-sweeney-park-1.4284944

New location for Daisy Peterson-Sweeney Park is ‘lovely,’ family says
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/daisy-peterson-sweeney-park-little-burgundy-piano-teacher-montreal-1.5008560

Daisy Sweeney remembered, 1 year later, as ‘marvellous woman who made a huge contribution’ to Montreal
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/daisy-peterson-sweeney-commemoration-1.4782627

From the archives of 1987: Behind piano greats, there’s Daisy Sweeney
https://montrealgazette.com/entertainment/music/from-the-archives-of-1987-behind-piano-greats-theres-daisy-sweeney

Extended: Sylvia Sweeney on her mother | CTV News
https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=1187317

Daisy Sweeney remembered for long trail of ‘quiet legacies’
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/daisy-peterson-sweeney-1.4246045

Homegrown heroines: 6 Montrealers to honour on International Women’s Day
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/montreal-international-womens-day-1.5036236

Un parc pour honorer Daisy Peterson Sweeney
https://journalmetro.com/local/sud-ouest/2115650/un-parc-pour-honorer-daisy-peterson-sweeney/

Un peu plus de femmes dans la toponymie montréalaise
https://journalmetro.com/local/saint-laurent/2425327/un-peu-plus-de-femmes-dans-la-toponymie-montrealaise/

Daisy Peterson Sweeney: A legacy of kindness
https://mitrathompson.com/2018/12/19/daisy-peterson-sweeney-a-legacy-of-kindness/

‘It wasn’t about the music, it was about life:’ Daisy Sweeney laid to rest
https://montreal.ctvnews.ca/it-wasn-t-about-the-music-it-was-about-life-daisy-sweeney-laid-to-rest-1.3553062

Tribute to Daisy Peterson Sweeney
https://www.vinsider.ca/features/tribute-to-daisy-peterson-sweeney/

MU.MTL – Hommage a Daisy Peterson Sweeney – Kevin Ledo
https://mumtl.org/en/projects/hommage-a-daisy-peterson-sweeney-kevin-ledo-2018/

Art Public Montréal – Tribute to Daisy Peterson Sweeney
https://artpublicmontreal.ca/en/oeuvre/tribute-to-daisy-peterson-sweeney/

Daisy Sweeney – Sean Mackenzie YouTube Video – Sept 8, 2018
https://youtu.be/tV_OQEprB2o

Daisy Sweeney
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daisy_Sweeney

Daisy Peterson Sweeney
https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/daisy-peterson-sweeney-e

Célébrations – La nouvelle vie du canal de Lachine – Solange Lévesque, Le Devoir – 12 août 2005 (New)
https://www.ledevoir.com/culture/88057/celebrations-la-nouvelle-vie-du-canal-de-lachine

Les fêtes du 180e anniversaire du canal de Lachine
https://rlortie.ca/evenements/180e-anniversaire-du-canal-lachine/

Dr. Daisy Peterson Sweeney – Kenneth Hemmerick’s Blog – Monday, September 26, 2005
http://www.kennethhemmerick.com/texts/2005/09/dr-daisy-peterson-sweeney.html

Daisy Peterson Sweeney Website Created in her Honour
https://www.daisypetersonsweeney.ca/daisy-peterson-sweeney-website/

Daisy Peterson Sweeney Website Updates
https://www.daisypetersonsweeney.ca/category/daisy-peterson-sweeney-website-updates/


Links Related to the Story of Daisy Peterson Sweeney’s Life

Religious and Cultural Affiliations

Schools Attended

Professional and Music Associations


Montreal History by Decade

1920 – 1930
1930 – 1940
1940 – 1950
1950 – 1960
1960 – 1970
1970 – 1980
1980 – 1990
1990 – 2000
2000 – 2010
2010 – 2020


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