Glenn Gould: Some Portraits of the Artist as a Young Man
by Jock Carroll
Sweet, isolated, brave, and awkward, here are the many faces of one of the most eccentric musical genius.In 1956, Jock Carroll, a journalist with Weekend Magazine, was offered the chance to accompany Glenn Gould on a two-week vacation in Nassau. He was to show how a famous pianist relaxed between international concerts. The story and the resulting photographs illustrate Go...more
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published June 26th 1995 by Stoddart
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Exqusite photos, 95% of which I'd never seen before. Glenn Gould in the Bahamas, refusing to shed clothes to sunbathe in 1955 (right after Bach's The Goldberg Variations' release made him an in-demand performer). A very revealing (pardon pun) photo-essay regarding Gould's interests.