Glenn Gould

Glenn Gould bio

Birth Name: Glenn Gould

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: Toronto

Date Of Birth: September 25, 1932

Date Of Death: October 4, 1982

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Canadian

Glenn Gould was born on the 25th of September, 1932. He was popular for being a Pianist. Classical pianist from Canada who won international acclaim, especially for his mastery of Johann Sebastian Bach ‘s keyboard music.

Glenn Gould was born in Toronto. 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.

Glenn Gould was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Glenn Gould was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Glenn Gould is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Glenn Gould’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Glenn Gould’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Glenn Gould kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Glenn Gould was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Glenn Gould
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Glenn Gould was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Glenn Gould was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Glenn Gould had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Glenn Gould’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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