Glenn Gould

About Glenn Gould

Birth Day: September 25, 1932
Birth Place: Toronto, Canada

Glenn Gould

Glenn Gould was born on September 25, 1932 in Toronto, Canada. Classical pianist from Canada who won international acclaim, especially for his mastery of Johann Sebastian Bach's keyboard music.
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As per our current Database, Glenn Gould has been died on Oct 4, 1982 (age 50).

🎂 Glenn Gould - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Glenn Gould die, Glenn Gould was 50 years old.

Popular As Glenn Gould
Occupation Pianist
Age 50 years old
Zodiac Sign Libra
Born September 25, 1932 (Toronto, Canada)
Birthday September 25
Town/City Toronto, Canada
Nationality Canada

🌙 Zodiac

Glenn Gould’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Glenn Gould was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.

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Classical Pianist from Canada who won international acclaim, especially for his mastery of Johann Sebastian Bach's keyboard music.

Before Fame

His first public performance was in 1945 at which he played the organ. He performed his first solo recital in 1947, followed by his first radio recital in 1950. He would become the first North American to play in the Soviet Union after World War II in 1957.


He often hummed as he played the piano, a habit that gave numerous headaches to recording Engineers at studio sessions.

Family Life

His mother was determined that he would be a talented musician, so she played music all through her pregnancy. He met Cornelia Foss and her husband in 1956, and she eventually became his lover.

Associated With

He called himself the last puritan, a nickname he based off the title of the classic novel by George Santayana.

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