A private individual who never married, Gould was long rumored to have been asexual, but in 2007 a mistress revealed that she had left her husband to cohabit with Gould for four and a half years: "I think there were a lot of misconceptions about Glenn and it was partly because he was so very private. But I assure you, he was an extremely heterosexual man. Our relationship was, among other things, quite sexual." Quoted in Michael Clarkson, "The Secret Life of Glenn Gould", The Toronto Star, 25 August 2007.
Father: Russell Robert Gould (furrier)
Mother: Florence Grieg
Mistress: Cornelia Foss (wife of Lukas Foss, cohabited 1967-72)
High School: Malvern Collegiate High School, Toronto, Ontario
University: Toronto Royal Conservatory of Music (1943-52)
Canada's Walk of Fame 1998
Risk Factors: Vegetarian
Is the subject of books:
Wonderous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould, 2003, BY: Kevin Bazzana
Glenn Gould: The Ectasy and Tragedy of Genius, 1997, BY: Peter Ostwald
The Goldberg Variations (1956)
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