Who is Leonard Cohen?
Leonard Norman Cohen CC GOQ (September 21, 1934 – November 7, 2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet, and novelist. His work explored religion, politics, isolation, sexuality, and romantic relationships.
What is the best book about Leonard Cohen?
Posner, Michael (2020). Leonard Cohen, the Untold Stories: The Early Years (1st ed.). Simon & Schuster. ISBN 9781982152628. Quayle, Teresa (2016). Smudging the Air:The lyrics of Leonard Cohen. ISBN 978-1-5411-6700-1. Ratcliff, Maurice (1999). The complete guide to the music of Leonard Cohen. Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-7119-7508-6.
Is Leonard Cohen in the Hall of Fame?
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 nations highest civilian honour. In 2011, Cohen received one of the Prince of Asturias Awards for literature and the ninth Glenn Gould Prize.
What was Leonard Cohen’s last album?
A posthumous album, Thanks for the Dance, was released in November 2019, his fifteenth and final studio album. Leonard Cohen was born in the Montreal suburb of Westmount, Quebec on September 21, 1934.