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Gould(go͞old), Glenn 1932-1982.
Canadian pianist noted for his performances and recordings of the works of Bach, Beethoven, and Brahms.
Gould, Jay 1836-1892.
American financier and speculator who with James Fisk and Daniel Drew wrested control of the Erie Railroad from Cornelius Vanderbilt in the late 1860s. With Fisk, he caused the financial panic of September 24, 1869, with an attempt to corner the gold market.
Gould, Stephen Jay 1941-2002.
American paleontologist, historian of science, and writer. He developed the theory of punctuated equilibrium with Niles Eldredge (born 1943) in 1972.
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1. (Biography) Benjamin Apthorp. 1824–96, US astronomer: the first to use the telegraph to determine longitudes; founded the Astronomical Journal (1849)
2. (Biography) Glenn. 1932–82, Canadian pianist
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1. Jay, 1836–92, U.S. financier.
2. Morton, 1913–96, U.S. composer.
3. Stephen Jay, born 1941, U.S. paleontologist.
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|Noun||1.||Gould - United States paleontologist and popularizer of science (1941-2002)|
|2.||Gould - United States financier who gained control of the Erie Canal and who caused a financial panic in 1869 when he attempted to corner the gold market (1836-1892)|
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