Kevin Bazzana

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. He lives in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia.

Literary careerEdit

Kevin Bazzana has written two books about 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 wrote 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 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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