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Thursday, 19 April 2018

LEONARD COHEN IN THE NEWS



MONTREAL — When it comes to getting permission to use Leonard Cohen's music, Ubisoft's bloody Assassin's Creed trailer gets an enthusiastic green light, while ads, pornography and even the Montreal Symphony Orchestra don't fare as well. Since his death in 2016, the late Canadian singer's ...


Leonard Cohen sits for a portrait in Toronto on February 4, 2006. When it comes to getting permission to use Leonard Cohen's music, Ubisoft's bloody Assassin's Creed trailer gets an enthusiastic green light, while ads, pornography and even the Montreal Symphony Orchestra don't fare as well. Since his ...


Bob Dylan's door went for $100,000 (around £70,000) alone, while the door to a room occupied by Leonard Cohen and Janis Joplin during an affair that is rumoured to have inspired Cohen's track Chelsea Hotel No. 2′ went for $85,000. Author Jack Kerouac wrote On the Road while staying at the hotel ...


MONTREAL—When it comes to getting permission to use Leonard Cohen's music, Ubisoft's bloody Assassin's Creed Origins trailer gets an enthusiastic green light, while ads, pornography and even the Montreal Symphony Orchestra don't fare as well. Since his death in 2016, the late Canadian singer's ...

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