Leonard Cohen
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1934-09-21
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Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen Biography (Wikipedia)

Leonard Norman Cohen, CC GOQ (born 21 September 1934) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist. His work has explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and personal relationships. Cohen has been inducted into both the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame as well as the American Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He is also a Companion of the Order of Canada, the nation's highest civilian honour. In 2011, Cohen received a Princess of Asturias Awards for literature.

The critic Bruce Eder assessed Cohen's overall career in popular music by asserting that "[he is] one of the most fascinating and enigmatic … singer/songwriters of the late '60s … [and] has retained an audience across four decades of music-making.... Second only to Bob Dylan (and perhaps Paul Simon) [in terms of influence], he commands the attention of critics and younger musicians more firmly than any other musical figure from the 1960s who is still working at the outset of the 21st century."

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First We Take Manhattan
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Suzanne
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Suzanne
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Last Year's Man
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Last Year's Man
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Democracy
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Democracy
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You Want it Darker
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You Want it Darker
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I'm Your Man
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I'm Your Man
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Tower Of Song
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Tower Of Song
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Bird On A Wire
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Bird On A Wire
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Alexandra Leaving
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Alexandra Leaving
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Bird on the Wire
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Bird on the Wire
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The Partisan
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The Partisan
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Go No More A-Roving
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Go No More A-Roving
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The Letters
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The Letters
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Famous Blue Raincoat
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Famous Blue Raincoat
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Love Calls You By Your Name
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Love Calls You By Your Name
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Diamonds In The Mine
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Diamonds In The Mine
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Past BBC Events

2008 Glastonbury
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2008-06-27T23:26:46
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Jun
2008

2008 Glastonbury

Worthy Farm, Pilton

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