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Glenn Gould
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Glenn Gould


: 25 September 1932


: Libra


: 04 October 1982


: 50 years


  • Glenn Herbert Gould was a Canadian pianist who became one of the best-known and most celebrated classical pianists of the 20th century
When was Glenn Gould born?25 September 1932
When did Glenn Gould die? / Died04 October 1982
How many years did Glenn Gould live? / Lived50 years
Zodiac sign:Libra

Glenn Gould facts

  • He was particularly renowned as an interpreter of the keyboard music of Johann Sebastian Bach
  • His playing was distinguished by remarkable technical proficiency and capacity to articulate the polyphonic texture of Bach's music
  • After his adolescence, Gould rejected most of the standard Romantic piano literature including Liszt, Schumann, and Chopin
  • Although his recordings were dominated by Bach, Gould's repertoire was diverse, including works by Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn, Brahms, pre-Baroque composers such as Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck, Orlando Gibbons and William Byrd, and such 20th-century composers as Paul Hindemith, Arnold Schoenberg and Richard Strauss
  • Gould was well known for various eccentricities, from his unorthodox musical interpretations and mannerisms at the keyboard to aspects of his lifestyle and personal behaviour
  • He stopped giving concerts at the age of 31 to concentrate on studio recording and other projects
  • Gould was the first pianist to record any of Liszt's piano transcriptions of Beethoven's symphonies (beginning with the Fifth Symphony, in 1967)
  • Gould was also known as a writer, composer, conductor, and broadcaster
  • He was a prolific contributor to musical journals, in which he discussed music theory and outlined his musical philosophy
  • His career as a composer was less distinguished

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