U of T's Leonard Cohen collection digs up diamonds in the mine
In January, 1968, Leonard Cohen received a fan letter from Deirdre Anzalone, a high-school junior from Long Island. At 33, Cohen was already a poet of renown, had recently broken through as a musical artist and was getting plenty of fan mail. Most of it was written in a rambling, mystic style mimicking ...
Leonard Cohen fans share their personal stories
"I met Leonard Cohen in Parc du Portugal. I spotted him sketching a gorgeous blond woman who looked to be on her cigarette break. I couldn't believe just how 'Leonard Cohen' Leonard Cohen was behaving. When the woman walked away, I approached him and introduced myself. We spoke for 20 ...
Everybody Knows – Leonard Cohen | Video Worth Watching
This last year we suffered the loss of the enigmatic and evocative voice of Leonard Cohen. Even when his material is dark and moody, there is a strength and resilience that pushes us on. Though this song may resonate with the sentiment, at times, of this last year, we go on. And so it goes.
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Friday, 29 December 2017
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