Toronto, Ontario

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Harbourfront Centre | 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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For the past 27 years, The Word On The Street has been renowned for the quality and diversity of its event programming. See the lineup of incredible Canadian literary talent that appeared at our 28th festival on September 24, 2017  

The Great Gould

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

The Great Gould

Considered one of the most influential musicians and cultural figures of his time, Glenn Gould remains a fascinating figure. With the support of the Glenn Gould Estate, Peter Goddard has drawn on Gould’s unpublished writings, interviews, and never-before-seen photographs to present a startling new portrait of Gould, the man and the musician.

  • Nonfiction

Peter Goddard

Peter Goddard, the long-time music and visual arts critic for the Toronto Star, has hosted and contributed to numerous radio and television programs. A former Toronto Star music critic and the author of fifteen musical biographies, including books on Frank Sinatra, Bowie, Springsteen, and The Rolling Stones, Peter is also a composer and a musician himself, and has performed as a concert pianist and has also played in a variety of bands. He lives in Creemore, Ontario.