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[citation needed]. 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 Nyiregyhazi, 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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