Leonard Cohen

Cohen in 1988 Leonard Norman Cohen (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet, and novelist. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality and romantic relationships. Cohen was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada, the nation's highest civilian honour. In 2011, Cohen received one of the Prince of Asturias Awards for literature and the ninth Glenn Gould Prize.

Cohen pursued a career as a poet and novelist during the 1950s and early 1960s; he did not launch a music career until 1967, at the age of 33. His first album, ''Songs of Leonard Cohen'' (1967), was followed by three more albums of folk music: ''Songs from a Room'' (1969), ''Songs of Love and Hate'' (1971) and ''New Skin for the Old Ceremony'' (1974). His 1977 record ''Death of a Ladies' Man'' was co-written and produced by Phil Spector, which was a move away from Cohen's previous minimalist sound. In 1979, Cohen returned with the more traditional ''Recent Songs'', which blended his acoustic style with jazz and Oriental and Mediterranean influences. Perhaps Cohen's most famous song, "Hallelujah" was first released on his studio album ''Various Positions'' in 1984. ''I'm Your Man'' in 1988 marked Cohen's turn to synthesized productions and remains his most popular album. In 1992, Cohen released its follow-up, ''The Future'', which had dark lyrics and references to political and social unrest.

Cohen returned to music in 2001 with the release of ''Ten New Songs'', which was a major hit in Canada and Europe. His 11th album, ''Dear Heather'', followed in 2004. Following a successful string of tours between 2008 and 2013, Cohen released three albums in the final four years of his life: ''Old Ideas'' (2012), ''Popular Problems'' (2014) and ''You Want It Darker'' (2016), the last of which was released three weeks before his death. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1997
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 2003
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1979
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 2009
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (CODdb)198456, (COLdb)359828)
Music Recording Audio CD
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1988
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)488407)
Music Recording Audio CD
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 2007
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)319161)
Music Recording Audio CD
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 2006
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)313619)
Book
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1984
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 2007
Music Recording Audio CD
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1988
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)359827)
Music Recording Audio CD
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1991
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)103689)
Music Score
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1993
Book
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1963
Book
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1979
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (LLCdb)17949, (UIUdb)384941)
Book
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1981
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)824782)
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016,
Published 1961
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)2424007)
Book
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1982
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)829967)
Book
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1966
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)1119232)
Book
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1982
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)829816)
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by Cohen, Leonard, 1934-2016.
Published 1979
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (UIUdb)828604)
Book
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