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Struggling for Perfection: The Story of Glenn Gould
Struggling for Perfection is the story of the famous pianist, an enigmatic figure who made some of the most acclaimed classical recordings of the last century. A former child prodigy and an unpredictable, passionate man, Glenn Gould was known as much for his eccentricities as his vast musical genius. After retiring prematurely from performing, Gould branched out into work ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Napoleon and Co
(first published June 7th 2004)
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A wonderful book about Glenn Gould. I like how it's broken up into such manageable, kid-sized sections. It reveals Gould's brilliance and his oddness in a way that encourages readers to accept idiosyncrasy, rather than judge it. The illustrations compliment the text week. Recommended for the classroom for discussion of a wide variety of topics.