Glenn Gould, one of the world’s most celebrated pianists, will be honoured this weekend with a posthumous lifetime achievement award at the Grammys in Los Angeles, almost 30 years after his death.
Those who knew Gould, who passed away in 1982, say he would have been “amused” by the honour.
“He would have been amused. Because of all the fanfare and the light that comes with this type of award. It’s something he eschewed,” said Stephen Posen, a friend of the pianist.
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