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“The purpose of art is not the release of a momentary ejection of adrenalin but is, rather, the gradual, lifelong construction of a state of wonder and serenity,” Canadian musical genius Glenn Gould was quoted. He believed “that the justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men and not its shallow, externalized public manifestations.” From his early childhood, music — its performance, its creation, its ability to touch the soul — occupied every fibre of Gould throughout his life.

The only child of Russell and Florence Gould, Glenn Herbert Gould was born in Toronto on Sept. 25, 1932. Living in the affluent neighbourhood of The Beaches, Gould’s father was a furrier. Both parents were musically trained, and his mother, who considered a career as a singer, tutored piano and voice. The family enjoyed summers at a cottage near Lake Simcoe… »