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Date of Birth:September 25th, 1932

Date of Death:October 4th, 1982

Gould rehearsing in 1974
Gould rehearsing in 1974

Backgrounds:Non Vocal Instrumentalist

Occupations:Composer · Piano

Years Active:'fl.'1945 - 1982

Categories:1932 Births · 1982 Deaths · 20Th Century Classical Composers · Artist · Canada's Walk Of Fame · Canadian Classical Pianists · Canadian Composers · Canadian Music Hall Of Fame Inductees · Composer · Deaths From Stroke · Glenn Gould · Grammy Award Winners · People From Toronto

Genres:Classical Music

Glenn Gould

Glenn Herbert Gould (September 25, 1932 – October 4, 1982) was a Canadian pianist, noted especially for his recordings of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, his remarkable technical proficiency, his unorthodox musical philosophy, and his eccentric personality and piano technique.

He was one of the best known and most celebrated pianists of the twentieth century.

He stopped performing concerts in 1964, dedicating himself to the recording studio for the rest of his career—as well as performances for television and radio, non-musical radio documentaries, and other projects.

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