Related Information for Oscar Brand Oscar Brand (born February 7, 1920, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, is a folk singer, songwriter, and author. In his career, spanning over 60 years, he has composed at least 300 songs and released nearly 100 albums, among them Canadian patriotic songs, songs of the U.S. Armed Forces, sea shanties, presidential campaign songs over the years, and songs of protest.He has played alongside such legends of folk music as Leadbelly, Woody Guthrie, and Pete Seeger. He wrote various books on the fol.. read more