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Leonard Cohen (b. 21st September 1934 in Montréal, Quebec) is a Canadian , and musician. His musical career has largely overshadowed his prior work as a poet and novelist, although he continued to publish poetry sporadically after his breakthrough in the music industry.

In 1967, disappointed with his lack of financial success as a writer, Cohen moved to the United States to pursue a career as a folk music singer-songwriter. During the 1960s, he was a fringe figure in… read more

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  • @ultima_stella What? Songs of Leonard Cohen is an amazing album.
  • New album in works!
  • leonard cohen was birthed an old man and he's spent his entire career perfecting the art of being wise and old
  • When the Popular Problems follow-up eventually arrives, oh, 'twill be a balm.
  • Mein Blogformat "Genreliebe" hat sich dem Folk angenommen. Da sollte Cohen auch nicht fehlen. Wer mal reinlesen mag (german only), der lese hier: https://nebendwo.wordpress.com/2016/01/02/genreliebe-4-folkacoustic/
  • I adore this man.
  • Here (http://www.jenniferwarnes.com/pages/letgriefinform.html) is a beautiful, beautiful piece about Leonard by Jennifer Warnes, who does such wonderful work on Various Positions, among other places in the Cohen studio/live catalogue. It begins by talking about Ballad of the Absent Mare, my favorite of the great man's songs. Anyway, if you love him, read it!
  • Pretty awesome that dude's in his 80s and still putting out quality music. I loved Popular Problems.
  • Happy Birthday.
  • Happy Birthday Mr. Cohen.

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