Born: Dec 10, 1913 AD
Died: 1996 AD, at 82 years of age.
1913 - Born in Richmond Hill, New York on the 10th of December.
1935 - He was conducting and arranging orchestral programs for New York's WOR radio station, where he reached a national audience via the Mutual Broadcasting System, combining popular programming with classical music.
1940 - Gould appeared on the Cresta Blanca Carnival program as well as The Chrysler Hour on CBS where he reached an audience of millions.
1966 - He won a Grammy Award for his recording of Charles Ives' first symphony, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
1983 - Gould received the American Symphony Orchestra League's Gold Baton Award.
1986 - He was president of ASCAP.
1993 - His work "Ghost Waltzes" was commissioned for the ninth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.
1994 - Gould received the Kennedy Center Honor in recognition of lifetime contributions to American culture.
1995 - Gould was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Stringmusic, a composition commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra in recognition of the final season of director Mstislav Rostropovich.
1996 - Died on the 21st of February.
2005 - He was honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
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