Joseph Previte wrote:
>Linda Rogers wrote regarding Glenn Gould:
>>...occasional speculation that Glen Gould may have suffered from
>>either Turet's Syndrome,...
>The correct spelling is Tourette Syndrome, and as a physician, having
>read much about him and watched him in many hours of filmed performances
>strongly doubt either diagnosis.
I recently read a portion of a recent Gould bio written by a friend of
his who was a psychologist. He allowed for the possibility that Gould
had a rare form of Autism, one that caused his idiosyncracies, but did not
disable him in other ways. I can't remember the details, but given your
medical expertise, would you be so kind as to identify the alleged malady
and elaborate a bit on the possiblities of Gould having been such a case?
It would be interesting to hear another professional opinion on the