Glenn Gould: Genius Within (#2307)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Full Program: Watch the full documentary that looks at the truth behind this mysterious, iconic musician 01:53:46
Hear a story about Glenn Gould's attachment to the chairs he sat in while recording 02:53
One of Gould's oldest friends shares stories and photographs about the musical genius 03:37
Music historian Kevin Bazzana discusses Gould's depth of character 02:42
A profoundly enigmatic musical poet, there have been many documentaries about Glenn Gould, but they were typically... 00:34
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Series Description: AMERICAN MASTERS is an ongoing series of award-winning primetime specials examining the lives, works, and creative processes of our most outstanding cultural artists. Created in 1984 by Susan Lacy and produced by Thirteen/WNET for national public television, the series is both a celebration and an exploration of creativity in America. Consisting of more than 250 hours of programming to date, AMERICAN MASTERS is a growing film library documenting the role important individuals, groups, and movements have played in the formation of our cultural identity.
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