Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen fans share their personal stories

Fans say he made them proud of being Montrealers, inspired them<p>On the first anniversary of Leonard Cohen's death, CBC Montreal's <i>Daybreak</i> asked …

Leonard Cohen: A Last Interview

Leonard Cohen was one of the world’s greatest songwriters and a figure of almost cult-like devotion to generations of fans, among them Bob Dylan. Cohen began as a poet in the vein of Allen Ginsberg and Frank O’Hara before releasing his first album, in 1967. Neither alcohol nor drugs could calm his …

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Profligate's Noah Anthony Shares His Year-End Playlist

Photography by Jane Chardiet<p>Profligate is the electronic project of Philadelphia-based Noah Anthony. Throughout his many releases—including the …

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Watch The National Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Memories” in Montreal

The National contributed to the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal’s recent Leonard Cohen exhibition, and while performing in his Montreal hometown …

Watch The National cover Leonard Cohen track 'Memories'

The band took on the 1977 track at their Montreal gig. Continue reading…

Watch the National Cover Leonard Cohen’s “Memories”

Thursday night, the National honored Leonard Cohen while performing in his hometown of Montreal. They covered his 1977 song “Memories.” Watch it go down below. Earlier this year, le Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal opened a huge art exhibit in honor of the late singer. A memorial concert was …

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Leonard Cohen Montreal

Crescent Street is a pretty touristy street so it’s not one that I would particularly recommend, especially in terms of restaurants and bars, which …

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Leonard Cohen’s Depth, Style Shortchanged By Montreal Tribute Exhibit

A Mona Lisa grin became one of Leonard Cohen’s signature facial expressions. For a poet of self-mocking intimacy, it made a perfect mask.<p>As I walked …

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THAT'S HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN

"There is a crack in everything<p>That's how the light gets in"<p>LEONARD COHEN<p>(Ongoing) Some interpretations from an abandoned and tumbledown old outhouse …

'I met Leonard Cohen and cried'

<b>As the world mourns the death of Canadian singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen, tributes have been pouring in.</b><p>His lyrics had a profound effect on many people's lives - from meeting him on a beach on a Greek island, to bursting into tears in his presence.<p>Here are some of your memories:<p>"He …

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Coderre places stone from Jerusalem on Leonard Cohen's grave

In one of his last acts as mayor, Denis Coderre placed a stone on the newly installed gravestone of Leonard Cohen on Friday.<p>The outgoing Montreal …

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Prime Minister Trudeau, Lana Del Rey, Elvis Costello Celebrate Leonard Cohen

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Norwegian pop star Sigrid on Leonard Cohen, her ‘Justice League’ track and her new sadbanger ‘Strangers’

"My favourite pop tunes are always the ones that makes you wanna cry and dance at the same time."<p>Norwegian pop star Sigrid had one of the biggest …

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Leonard Cohen’s music brings couple together to love and heal

If Leonard Cohen had Marianne, Denis Shackle has Mary Lynn.<p>The Canadian icon’s music brought the two together during the lowest point of their</b> …

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Leonard Cohen Will Always Capture Hearts and Remain Relevant

Celebrities, politicians, and pop stars gathered in Montreal on the first anniversary of Cohen's death, giving the icon the public memorial he—and we—deserved.<p>It’s been a year since the passing of iconic Montrealer Leonard Cohen and it seems the city, and its people, are still struggling to process …

Montreal's salute to Leonard Cohen

Works that embrace the fan experience lead A Crack in Everything, the Musee d'art contemporain's exhibition on the late singer<p>After almost a year of official rumpus about Montreal's 375th birthday, the city this week celebrated a date that for many people was a lot more meaningful: The first …

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Montreal’s New Art Exhibit Celebrates Leonard Cohen’s Influence

Montrealers didn’t paint the town red in memory of Leonard Cohen, but in early November, on the first anniversary of his death, they came close to …

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Stars turn out in force for Leonard Cohen memorial concert | Music

LEONARD COHEN TRIBUTE: Death of a Legend<p>Paul Nolan recounts the extraordinary saga of drink, drugs, sex, depression, colourful characters, outrageous …

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Feist Sings Tribute to Leonard Cohen, and It’s Pure Magic

On Monday night, Leonard Cohen fans celebrated the iconic musician by hosting a memorial concert featuring famous entertainers, like Seth Rogen, …

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How do you fight graffiti in Montreal? Paint a mural of Leonard Cohen

Deborah Teman’s garage door was constantly being tagged, until an artist painted Cohen’s portrait on it<p>Deborah Teman was fed up with continually …

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Stars shine in touching Leonard Cohen tribute

Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen, our city’s international star-studded tribute to the revered poet and musician, began in grand …

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One Year After Leonard Cohen’s Death, Canada’s Greatest Musicians Paid Tribute

Sting rasped an elegant, effortless “Dance Me to the End of Love.” k.d. lang belted a to-the-rafters “Hallelujah.” Courtney Love bellowed a …

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Leonard Cohen karaoke fest at will be held at Place-des-Arts métro

The Société de transport de Montréal has invited the public to honour the memory of Montreal poet and songwriter Leonard Cohen by attending a karaoke …

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The Body of Loneliness Was Embraced: Two Poems by Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen self portrait, courtesy of Ecco<b>Too Old</b>I am too old<br>to learn the names<br>of the new killers<br>This one here<br>looks tired and attractive<br>devoted, …

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Adam Cohen & Webb Sisters Perform So Long, Marianne At Montreal Leonard Cohen Tribute Show - Cohencentric: Leonard Cohen Considered

Listen: Leonard Cohen’s Music in These Troubled Times

Leonard Cohen, Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist, died on November 7, 2016 at the age of 82 at his home in Los Angeles. A year on, we …

Leonard Cohen honoured with memorial concert in Montreal

MONTREAL - A star-studded lineup that included Sting, Feist and k.d lang delivered emotional musical tributes to Leonard Cohen in front of a rapt …

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Leonard Cohen honoured with tribute concert

https://www.thespec.com/whatson-story/7807340-leonard-cohen-honoured-with-tribute-concert/<p>Leonard Cohen honoured with star-studded memorial concert …

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Massive Leonard Cohen mural inaugurated in downtown Montreal

It’s a larger-than-life work of art, for a larger-than-life artist.<p>On the one-year anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death, a massive mural of the famed …

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Remembering Leonard Cohen

In honour of the one-year anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death, we’re partnering with the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (MAC) to mount an …

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