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Wondrous Strange The Life and Art of Glenn Gould

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ISBN-10: 0195182464

ISBN-13: 9780195182460

Edition: 2005

Authors: Kevin Bazzana

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When Mikhail Baryshnikov defected in Toronto in 1974, he admitted that he knew only three things about Canada: It had great hockey teams, a lot of wheatfields, and Glenn Gould. In Wondrous Strange, Kevin Bazzana vividly recaptures the life of Glenn Gould, one of the most celebrated pianists of our time. Drawing on twenty years of intensive research, including unrestricted access to Gould's private papers and interviews with scores of friends and colleagues, many of them never interviewed before, Bazzana sheds new light on such topics as Gould's family history, his secretive sexual life, and the mysterious problems that afflicted his hands in his later years. The author places Gould's…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/12/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.002

Postlude (in the form of a Prelude): A Posthumous Life
Beach Boy: The Prodigy, 1932-47
National Treasure: The Young Professional, 1947-54
Vaudevillian: On Tour, 1955-64
Renaissance Man: A Higher Calling, 1964-75
A Portrait of the Artist
The Last Puritan: In Transition, 1975-82
Notes on Sources
Acknowledgements
Index