Leonard Cohen, you"re our man 75 poets reflect on the poetry of Leonard Cohen

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Published by Foundation for Public Poetry = Fondation poésie publique in Montréal .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Cohen, Leonard, -- 1934- -- Poetry,
  • Cohen, Leonard, -- 1934- -- Appreciation,
  • Poetry, Modern -- 21st century

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementedited by Jack Locke.
GenrePoetry
ContributionsLocke, Jack, 1957-, Foundation for Public Poetry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.C57 Z77 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. ;
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24028436M
ISBN 109780981338408
LC Control Number2009674694

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The soundtrack to the movie is called "Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man, Motion Picture Soundtrack" to differentiate it from the earlier album. Although Cohen makes brief appearances through out the film, his backup singers, and singers for two of his tours Julie Christensen, and Perla Batalla appear on stage to accompany the various artists, as well as do their own tributes to Leonard.

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Prior to his death in at the age of 82, Cohen was reading prolifically at his home in Los Angeles. In an interview a few years earlier, he was asked if he could name some of the books that have stayed true to him over his life. Leonard Cohen’s favourite books: The Glass Bead Game (Magister Ludi) by Hermann Hesse; Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse.

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I heard about a book launch party at a book store in Calgary, Alberta, for a book which is a tribute to Cohen on his 75th birthday which takes place this month. It is a poetry anthology of 75 poems, from both published and unpublished writers, honoring the legendary poet.

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Leonard Cohen: I'm Your Man I'll start by affirming my great admiration for Cohen's poetry and s and I have spent many wonderful hours listening to Cohen's CDs and reading his works aloud.

The problem with this DVD is that too much of the concert footage is hacked up to allow for the interview - I would prefer to hear all the songs in their entirety and I would like to know what Reviews: Marianne Christine Stang Ihlen (Norwegian: [mɑɾiˈɑ̀nə ˈìlɛn]; 18 May – 28 July ) was a Norwegian woman who was the first wife of author Axel Jensen and later the muse and girlfriend of Leonard Cohen for several years in the s.

She was the subject of Cohen's track "So Long, Marianne", in which he sang that she "held on to me like I was a crucifix as we went kneeling. They say Leonard Cohen was the ultimate ladies’ man; that after a performance, women would literally fall at his feet; yet he spent ten thousand nights alone, thinking about his muse.

Leonard Cohen, the singer with a distinctly non-commercial voice, gained our hearts starting the late ‘60s.

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