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Leonard Cohen
CC GOQ
Leonard Cohen, 1988 01.jpg
Cohen in 1988
Background information
Birth name Leonard Norman Cohen
Born 21 September 1934(1934-09-21)
Westmount, Quebec, Canadae
Deid 7 November 2016(2016-11-07) (aged 82) [1]
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
Genres
Thrift
  • Muisician
  • sangster
  • sangwriter
  • poet
  • novelist
  • penter
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • keybuirds
Years active 1956–2016
Labels Columbia
Associate acts
Wabsteid leonardcohen.com

Leonard Norman Cohen, CC GOQ (21 September 1934 – 7 November 2016)[1] wis a Canadian sangster, sangwriter, poet an novelist. His kent wirk wis "Hallelujah" (1984). His wirk splored releegion, politics, isolation, sexuality, an personal relationships.[3] Cohen wis inductit intae baith the Canadian Music Hall of Fame an the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame as well as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He wis a Companion o the Order o Canadae, the naition's heichest ceevilian honour. In 2011, Cohen received ane o the Prince o Asturias Awairds for leeteratur an the nint Glenn Gould Prize.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Leonard Cohen, singer-songwriter of love, death and philosophical longing, dies at 82". Washington Post. 
  2. Kapica, Jack (25 August 1973). "The trials of Leonard Cohen". The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 28 March 2014. 
  3. de Melo, Jessica (11 December 2009). "Leonard Cohen to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2010 Grammys". Spinner Canada. Archived frae the oreeginal on 24 February 2010. Retrieved 24 February 2010.