Leonard Cohen

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Leonard Cohen
Cohen in 1988
Background information
Birth nameLeonard Norman Cohen
Born21 September 1934(1934-09-21)
Westmount, Quebec, Canadae
Deid7 November 2016(2016-11-07) (aged 82) [1]
Los Angeles, Californie, U.S.
  • Muisician
  • sangster
  • sangwriter
  • poet
  • novelist
  • penter
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • keybuirds
Years active1956–2016
Associate acts

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.

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  1. a b "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 Mairch 2014.
  3. de Melo, Jessica (11 December 2009). "Leonard Cohen to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2010 Grammys". Spinner Canada. Archived frae the original on 24 Februar 2010. Retrieved 24 Februar 2010.