Kevin Bazzana

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Kevin John Bazzana (born 1963) is a Canadian music historian and biographer, best known for his works on the Canadian pianist Glenn Gould. Bazzana is a graduate of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, and the University of California at Berkeley(Article in the Kelowna Daily Courier dated May 07, 1988 references his admission to the PhD program at Stanford University, I have another newspaper article (unfortunately without a date) which gives December 1996 as his graduation from the University of California at Berkeley after receiving a Masters degree from Stanford in 1989. He lives in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia

Literary career[edit]

Kevin Bazzana has written two books about Glenn Gould, Glenn Gould: The Performer in the Work (1997) and Wondrous Strange: The Life and Art of Glenn Gould (2003). Wondrous Strange was nominated for the 2004 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction.[1] Bazzana also authored a book about Hungarian pianist Ervin Nyiregyházi, Lost Genius: The Story of a Forgotten Musical Maverick (2007). Lost Genius was a nominee for the 2008 Charles Taylor Prize.[citation needed]

Bazzana also wrote the liner notes[citation needed] for the 2007 Zenph Studios Re-Performance CD by Glenn Gould, Bach: The Goldberg Variations on Sony BMG.[2]


  1. ^ Wilfrid Laurier University 2004: Andrea Curtis, (retrieved 11/17/2012)
  2. ^ Is It Live ... or Yamaha? Channeling Glenn Gould The New York Times, March 12, 2007, by; Edward Rothstein, (retrieved 11/18/2012)

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