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Leonard Cohen

voc, g, *1934 CA, Westmount, Quebec
Singer / Songwriter of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Leonard Norman Cohen

Leonard Cohen was born September 21,1934, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and died November 7, 2016 in Los Angeles, California, USA. He was a Canadian poet, singer and songwriter. The father of Adam Cohen and Lorca Cohen. His first collection of poetry, Let Us Compare Mythologies, was published in 1956, followed by The Spice Box of Earth in 1961. After traveling throughout Europe, he settled on the Greek island of Hydra, where he stayed for seven years. There he wrote another collection of poetry, Flowers for Hitler (1964), and two novels, The Favorite Game (1963) and Beautiful Losers (1966). In 1967, Cohen moved to the United States to pursue a career as a folk musician. In 1994, Cohen retreated to the Mt. Baldy Zen Center near Los Angeles, beginning what became five years of seclusion at the center. In 1996, Cohen was ordained as a Rinzai Zen Buddhist monk and took the Dharma name "Jikan", meaning "silence". During his lifetime he recorded 14 studio albums. A tribute album with 18 songs was released in 1991, featuring R.E.M., John Cale, Nick Cave, Ian McCulloch, Pixies, The House Of Love and Lloyd Cole among others. John Cale's cover of the song "Hallelujah" on this album served as the basis for the version released by Jeff Buckley in 1994. Inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2008 (Performer) Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010 Published by Stranger Music, Inc.

  • Vocals
  • Guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Keyboards
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • World
  • Folk
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Hallelujah on Various Positions by Leonard Cohen
Suzanne on Songs Of Leonard Cohen by Leonard Cohen
Dance Me to the End of Love on Various Positions by Leonard Cohen
You Want It Darker on You Want It Darker by Leonard Cohen
Famous Blue Raincoat on Songs Of Love And Hate by Leonard Cohen
So Long, Marianne on Songs Of Leonard Cohen by Leonard Cohen
I'm Your Man on I'm Your Man by Leonard Cohen
Everybody Knows on I'm Your Man by Leonard Cohen
The Partisan on Songs From A Room by Leonard Cohen
Avalanche on Songs Of Love And Hate by Leonard Cohen

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Title Artist Year Type
Songs From A Stage: The Lost BroadcastLeonard Cohen2019Album
Upon A Smokey Evening Volume One (FM Broadcast From The Beethovenhalle, Bonn 3rd December 1979)Leonard Cohen2018Album
Greatest HitsLeonard Cohen2017Compil.
Upon A Smokey Evening (Fm Broadcast From The Beethovenhalle, Bonn 3rd December 1979)Leonard Cohen2017Album
The End Of Love Volume Two Zurich Broadcast 1993Leonard Cohen2017Album
Toronto Radio Broadcast, 1988Leonard Cohen2017Album
From The Shadows: Live From L'Olympia, Paris, 5th June 1976Leonard Cohen2017Album
Back In The Motherland: The 1988 Toronto BroadcastLeonard Cohen2017Compil.
The Ultimate Live CollectionLeonard Cohen2017Compil.
The End Of Love Volume One Zurich Broadcast 1993Leonard Cohen2017Album
My Radio Sweetheart - BBC Recordings 1968Leonard Cohen2017Album
1957Leonard Cohen2017Album
Live In Los Angeles, April 18th 1993 - FM BroadcastLeonard Cohen2016Album
Once More For MarianneLeonard Cohen2016Album
You Want It DarkerLeonard Cohen2016Single
You Want It DarkerLeonard Cohen2016Album
Can't Forget: A Souvenir Of The Grand TourLeonard Cohen2015Album
Opus CollectionLeonard Cohen2015Compil.
First We Take ManhattenLeonard Cohen2015Album
Live In DublinLeonard Cohen2014Album
Almost Like The BluesLeonard Cohen2014Album
You've Got Me SingingLeonard Cohen2014Album
Popular ProblemsLeonard Cohen2014Album
The Spirit Of Radio (Classic Broadcasts Recordings)Leonard Cohen2014Album
Live In Austin, Texas 1988Leonard Cohen2014Album
Songs Of Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen2012Album
DarknessLeonard Cohen2012Single
Different SidesLeonard Cohen2012Album
HallelujahLeonard Cohen / Jeff Buckley2012Single
Original Album ClassicsLeonard Cohen2012Album
Live In Fredericton EPLeonard Cohen2012Album
Don't Touch That Dial - BBC Recordings 1968Leonard Cohen2012Album
Old IdeasLeonard Cohen2012Album
Angels At My Shoulder • Live 1993Leonard Cohen2012Album
My Radio Sweetheart - BBC Recordings 1968Leonard Cohen2012Album
MP3 CollectionLeonard Cohen2012Album
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen2011Compil.
The Complete Columbia Albums CollectionLeonard Cohen2011Compil.
The Complete Studio Albums CollectionLeonard Cohen2011Album
Songs From The RoadLeonard Cohen2010Album
Bird On A WireLeonard Cohen2010Album
Hallelujah - The Essential Leonard Cohen Album CollectionLeonard Cohen2009Compil.
Back To The RoadsLeonard Cohen2009Album
The Future / SuzanneLeonard Cohen2009Single
Live At The Isle Of Wight 1970Leonard Cohen2009Album
A Gentleman's Excuse MeLeonard Cohen2009Album
Live In LondonLeonard Cohen2009Album
Royal Albert Hall 2008Leonard Cohen2008Album
Cohen The Concert - The Broadcast Archive CollectionLeonard Cohen2008Album
The CollectionLeonard Cohen2008Compil.
The Eternal ClassicLeonard Cohen2008Compil.
10 największych BalladLeonard Cohen2008Compil.
Under Review 1978 - 2006Leonard Cohen2008Album
Under Review 1934 - 1977Leonard Cohen2007Album
Greatest HitsLeonard Cohen2007Compil.
Book Of LongingPhilip Glass . Leonard Cohen2007Album
Leonard Cohen - Sampler - Reissues - Phase 1Leonard Cohen / Anjani Thomas2007Compil.
Leonard Cohen SamplerLeonard Cohen2007Album
Даёшь Музыку MP3 CollectionLeonard Cohen2006Compil.
I'm Your Man. A Film By Lian LunsonLeonard Cohen2006Single
Passing MemoriesLeonard Cohen2006Album
Passing Memories Volume IILeonard Cohen2006Album
Mp3 Digital Collection (Vol. 1)Leonard Cohen2005Compil.
Live 1979/1988Leonard Cohen2005Album
Mp3 CollectionLeonard Cohen2005Compil.
MP3 CollectionLeonard Cohen2005Compil.
Dear HeatherLeonard Cohen2004Album
Легенды Зарубежного РокаLeonard Cohen2003Compil.
Songs Of Leonard Cohen / Songs Of Love And HateLeonard Cohen2003Compil.
Grand CollectionLeonard Cohen2003Compil.
Mojo Presents An Introduction To Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen2003Compil.
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen2002Compil.
Love BalladsLeonard Cohen2002Compil.
The Essential Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen2002Compil.
Boogie StreetLeonard Cohen2002Single
The BestLeonard Cohen2001Compil.
Ultimate CollectionLeonard Cohen2001Compil.
Pop CollectionLeonard Cohen2001Compil.
Ten New SongsLeonard Cohen2001Album
Death Of A Ladies Man / Recent Song / The FutureLeonard Cohen2001Album
Explorer Of The Blue DimensionLeonard Cohen2001Album
The Future / Ten New SongsLeonard Cohen2001Compil.
In My Secret LifeLeonard Cohen2001Single
Koln 1988Leonard Cohen2001Album
Star ProfileLeonard Cohen2000Compil.
Field Commander Cohen - Tour Of 1979Leonard Cohen2000Album
MTV History 2000Leonard Cohen2000Compil.
CollectionLeonard Cohen2000Compil.
Ladies And Gentlemen...Mr. Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen2000Album
DeLuxe CollectionLeonard Cohen2000Compil.
Ladies And Gentlemen...Mr. Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen2000Album
Hit CollectionLeonard Cohen2000Compil.
Music BoxLeonard Cohen2000Compil.
Songs Of Leonard Cohen / Songs Of Love And Hate / New Skin For The Old CeremonyLeonard Cohen2000Compil.
The Best - Giga CollectionLeonard Cohen1999Compil.
Greatest HitsLeonard Cohen1999Compil.
Best Of '99Leonard Cohen1999Compil.
Never Any GoodLeonard Cohen1997Single
More Best OfLeonard Cohen1997Compil.
So Long, MarianneLeonard Cohen1995Compil.
Songs From A Room/Songs Of Love & HateLeonard Cohen1995Compil.
New Skin For The Old Ceremony / Songs From A RoomLeonard Cohen1994Compil.
Dance With Me To The End Of Love / SuzanneLeonard Cohen1994Single
Cohen Live - Leonard Cohen In ConcertLeonard Cohen1994Album
Cohen Live - Leonard Cohen In ConcertLeonard Cohen1994Album
Live In Montreux June 25 1976Leonard Cohen1993Album
Warm ReceptionLeonard Cohen1993Album
Heart Housed In Thorn-BushLeonard Cohen1993Album
Above The SoulLeonard Cohen1993Album
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen1993Compil.
Last Of The BohemiansLeonard Cohen1993Album
At The BeebLeonard Cohen1993Album
The PresenceLeonard Cohen1993Album
Leonard Cohen Live! (From The Complex Los Angeles, Calif. April 18, 1993)Leonard Cohen1993Album
The FutureLeonard Cohen1993Single
Be for RealLeonard Cohen1993Single
Democracy Is Coming To The USALeonard Cohen1992Single
The FutureLeonard Cohen1992Album
Closing TimeLeonard Cohen1992Single
Songs From A Room / Various Positions / I'm Your ManLeonard Cohen1992Compil.
The Best OfLeonard Cohen1992Compil.
Diamonds In The Mine FieldLeonard Cohen1992Album
The FutureLeonard Cohen1992Album
Live In New York 1979Leonard Cohen1991Album
1991 Juno Hall Of Fame Award Commemorative SmaplerLeonard Cohen1991Album
First We Take Manhattan / Suzanne / So Long MarianneLeonard Cohen1989Single
I'm Your Live ManLeonard Cohen1989Album
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen1989Compil.
I Can't ForgetLeonard Cohen1989Single
Two Originals: Death Of A Ladies' Man + Various PositionsLeonard Cohen1989Compil.
The CBS CollectionLeonard Cohen1989Compil.
Songs From The Life Of Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen1988Album
Everybody KnowsLeonard Cohen1988Single
I'm Your ManLeonard Cohen1988Album
Ain't No Cure For LoveLeonard Cohen1988Single
First We Take ManhattanLeonard Cohen1988Album
I'm Your ManLeonard Cohen1988Album
Canciones de "Greatest Hits" Y "Various Positions"Leonard Cohen1987Compil.
Take This WaltzLeonard Cohen1986Single
Songs Of A Serious Old ManLeonard Cohen1985Album
SongbookLeonard Cohen1985Compil.
HallelujahLeonard Cohen1984Single
Songs Of Love And Hate / Various PositionsLeonard Cohen1984Compil.
Dance Me To The End Of LoveLeonard Cohen1984Single
I Am A HotelLeonard Cohen1984Album
Various PositionsLeonard Cohen1984Album
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen1983Compil.
Starsound CollectionLeonard Cohen1983Compil.
Top Artists Of Pop MusicLeonard Cohen1982Compil.
A Selection of SongsLeonard Cohen1982Compil.
HighlightsLeonard Cohen1982Compil.
Songs & PoemsLeonard Cohen1981Album
Songs & PoemsLeonard Cohen1980Album
Liebesträume (Leonard Cohen Singt Seine Schönsten Lieder)Leonard Cohen1980Compil.
Recent SongsLeonard Cohen1979Album
The GuestsLeonard Cohen1979Single
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen1979Compil.
True Love Leaves No TracesLeonard Cohen1977Single
Memories / Don't Go Home With Your Hard-OnLeonard Cohen1977Single
True Love Leaves No Traces / IodineLeonard Cohen With Ronee Blakley1977Single
Death Of A Ladies' ManLeonard Cohen1977Album
Songs Of Love And Hate / Death Of A Ladies' ManLeonard Cohen1977Album
Do I Have To Dance All Night / The ButcherLeonard Cohen1976Single
SuzanneLeonard Cohen1976Single
Tonight Will Be FineLeonard Cohen1975Single
The Best OfLeonard Cohen1975Compil.
Lover Lover LoverLeonard Cohen1974Single
Lover Lover Lover / SuzanneLeonard Cohen1974Single
New Skin For The Old CeremonyLeonard Cohen1974Album
Bird On The Wire / Tonight Will Be FineLeonard Cohen1974Single
Passing Through / NancyLeonard Cohen1973Single
Live SongsLeonard Cohen1973Album
Passing ThroughLeonard Cohen, Jimmie Spheeris, The Sons Of Champlin1973Single
The Stranger SongLeonard Cohen1972Single
Suzanne / Bird On The WireLeonard Cohen1972Single
Winter LadyLeonard Cohen1971Single
Songs Of Love And HateLeonard Cohen1971Album
Songs Of Leonard Cohen / Songs From A Room / Songs Of Love And HateLeonard Cohen1971Album
So Long MarianneLeonard Cohen1971Single
McCabe & Mrs MillerLeonard Cohen1971Single
Joan Of ArcLeonard Cohen1971Single
Dress Rehearsal RagLeonard Cohen1971Single
Bird On The WireLeonard Cohen1969Single
The PartisanLeonard Cohen1969Single
Songs From A RoomLeonard Cohen1969Album
Suzanne / So Long, MarianneLeonard Cohen1969Single
Suzanne / Hey, That's No Way To Say GoodbyeLeonard Cohen1968Single
So Long MarianneLeonard Cohen1968Single
Songs Of Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen1967Album
Canadian Poets 1Earle Birney, George Bowering, Leonard Cohen, Irving Layton, Gwendolyn Macewen, John Newlove, Al Purdy, Phyllis Webb1966Album
Six Montreal PoetsA.J.M. Smith, Leonard Cohen, Irving Layton, F.T. Scott, Louis Dudek, A.M. Klein1957Album
Music Digital Stereo MP3Leonard CohenCompil.
Rock Legend (Music Legend)Leonard CohenCompil.
Tales From The Chelsea HotelLeonard CohenAlbum
Коллекция Альбомов 1967 - 2001Leonard CohenAlbum
Dance me to the end of love / Happeningowy ŻartLeonard CohenSingle
No Cure For Love - Live Switzerland '93Leonard CohenAlbum
The Classic InterviewsLeonard CohenAlbum
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