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Up in Northern Ontario with Glenn Gould (excerpt)

He adored Arrowroot cookies, Barbra Streisand and animals. He abhorred sunlight, the stage and airplanes. Eccentric, genius, solitary, head-strong, hypochondriac, virtuoso… all describe Glenn Herbert Gould, one of the greatest pianists of the 20th century. Gould was born on Sept. 25, 1932 in Toronto. His sudden death in 1982 at age 50 stunned the world, but his music and his legacy continue to inspire, delight and fascinate. We would like to thank the Glenn Gould Foundation for its assistance in this archival project.

The pianist performs and talks about his love of Northern Ontario.

Medium: Television
Program: Telescope
Broadcast Date: June 5, 1986
Guest: Glenn Gould
Duration: 5:23

Last updated: June 7, 2013

Page consulted on January 27, 2014

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