Our Earbud Solitude Isn't the High-Tech Serenity Glenn Gould Predicted

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Tue September 25, 2012

Our Earbud Solitude Isn't the High-Tech Serenity Glenn Gould Predicted

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Pianist Glenn Gould died in 1982 of a stroke. He was only 52 years old. Today he would have turned 80.
  • Source: Sfweekly
  • | Via: San Fransisco Weekly
Glenn Gould was born 80 years ago today. To listeners of classical music, Gould was an iconoclastic pianist, most famous for the interpretations of Bach that, in his day, stirred controversy for their relative strangeness. To everyone else, Gould was a broadcaster and essayist.
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