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Tracing Leonard Cohen’s Relationship History Through Song : December 17, 2013

Few artists have written songs as fiercely personal as Leonard Cohen, the legendary folk artist whose discography includes stunning lyrical themes that touch on love, depression, a ...

Carly Rae Jepsen, Leonard Cohen Steal Spotlight at Juno Awards : April 22, 2013

Carly Rae Jepsen and Leonard Cohen were the big winners at last night’s Juno Awards. The awards, of course, are essentially Canada’s answer to the Grammys, and Jepsen took hom ...

Leonard Cohen Books Additional Dates on North American Tour : January 10, 2013

Leonard Cohen spent much of 2012 on the road supporting his most recent album, Old Ideas, and it looks like he doesn’t plan to slow down for 2013 as he releases a new North Ameri ...

Leonard Cohen Brings World Tour to North America : May 03, 2012

Earlier this year, Leonard Cohen announced the first dates of his upcoming world tour, though they included no North American dates. The native Canadian singer/songwriter has now c ...

Leonard Cohen Reveals First Dates of 2012 World Tour : March 26, 2012

Leonard Cohen has announced the first dates of an upcoming Old Ideas World Tour 2012. The initial slew of dates are exclusively in Europe, but a press release posted to Cohen’ ...

Album Review: Leonard Cohen ‘Old Ideas’ : March 17, 2012

It has been eight years since Leonard Cohen’s previous album, and 45 years since his first release back in 1967. In all of that time not a whole lot has changed for the herald of ...

Leonard Cohen Queues Up Last Four US Dates of Two Year Tour : September 18, 2010

Canadian folk-pop legend Leonard Cohen will finally wrap up his world tour which has been going on for more than two years now, this year in Sin City. According to AEG Live, promo ...

Leonard Cohen Fuels Tour for Another US Leg : July 22, 2009

Its been 15 long years since Leonard Cohen toured the US and evidently now that he's gotten a taste for it, he can't stop. Cohen will set out on a second leg of shows starting with ...


leonard cohen Biography

The Canadian songwriter-singer, novelist and poet Leonard Cohen was born in Montreal, Quebec on September 21, 1934. Over the course of his 40 year recording career, Cohen has released 6 live albums and 12 studio albums in addition to his poetry and novels.

Cohen made his debut in 1967 when he released "Songs of Leonard Cohen." The album was certified gold. His next three albums were all highly acclaimed: 1969's "Songs From A Room," 1971's "Songs Of Love And Hate" and 1974's "New Skin For The Old Ceremony." Cohen's 1997 album "Death of a Ladies' Man" was produced by Phil Spector. In 1979 Cohen released "Recent Songs" and in 1984 "Various Positions. His 1988 release, "I'm Your Man," was a big success. He followed that up with his 1992 album "The Future." He then went on a hiatus of nine years. In 2001 he came back with the release of "Ten New Songs" and "Dear Heather" in 2004. Cohen's most recent album, "Old Ideas," was released in 2012. The album peaked in the No. 3 spot on Billboard's 20 Album chart, his highest ever ranking. Cohen has also released five live albums: 1973's "Live Songs," 1994's "Cohen Live," 2009's "Live in London," 2010's "Songs from the Road" and 2009's "Live at the Isle of Wight."

Cohen's music frequently explores interpersonal relationships, sexuality, isolation and religion. He is considered one of the most influential songwriter-singers from the late 1960s. Cohen is the recipient of many honors, titles and honors. He is a member of Canada's Songwriters Hall of Fame, Music Hall of Fame and the U.S. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Cohen was also awarded Order of Canada and Lifetime Achievement Award from the Grammy Awards in 2010.