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August 4   -   ArtsJournal: music

How Tim Page Became Friends With Glenn Gould

"I flew to Toronto, and stayed for two days at the now-demolished Inn on the Park, on whose premises Gould kept a studio. He proffered a gentle, squeamish handshake when we met, and rarely looked at me thereafter; still, when we weren’t recording, we spent most of our time in hearty and contented laughter. That understanding, you see. Six weeks later, at the age of 50, Gould died from a stroke."

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