American Masters

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An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Ball, Buster Keaton, Lillian Gish and Leonard Bernstein (among others) won Emmys, and a study of the Algonquin...

Season 24, Episode 7 Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould

First Aired: December 27, 2010

"Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould" profiles the enigmatic pianist (1932-82), whose eccentricities often overshadowed his talent. It includes film footage, photographs, excerpts from his private home recordings and diaries, and remarks from close friends and former lovers.

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  • Premise: An acclaimed series of biographies of artists, writers, filmmakers, musicians and Hollywood stars. Profiles of Alexander Calder, Paul Simon, Charlie Chaplin and music producer John Hammond won Peabody Awards, while films about Edward R. Murrow, Lucille Bal… (more)

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